Tag Archive for ‘ACS history’
The early growth of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and the influence of World War I military tactics on the development of the specialty, are discussed.
The oral histories of ACS Past-Presidents have been updated to capture the reflections of the four most recent ACS Presidents.
The origin of the “What the Surgeon Ought to Be” prints, distributed to young surgeons in the mid-1950s, is summarized.
The assassination of President James A. Garfield and the lessons learned from this event are the focus of this month’s column.
The College’s supporting role in treating President Eisenhower’s small bowel obstruction is described.
President Cleveland’s secret operation performed aboard a friend’s private yacht is the focus of this month’s column.
The political implications of President Johnson’s gallbladder surgery in 1965 are described.
Dr. Ladd’s involvement in the Halifax Explosion and the launch of pediatric surgery as a specialty is highlighted.
The legacy and achievements of Asa Yancey, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.
Generations of practicing surgeons are profiled in this article, including descendants of the original founders of the College.
The philanthropic and leadership legacy of LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS, Past-President of the ACS, is the focus of this month’s column.
The focus of this month’s column is the legacy of M.J. “Josh” Jurkiewicz, MD, FACS, a former ACS President and a member of the Mayne Heritage Society.
Dr. Mayne’s surgical career and philanthropic leadership are highlighted in this article.
The ACS Surgical History Group continues to highlight surgical history as an integral part of the Clinical Congress educational programming with Factors Shaping Surgery over the 20th Century II, which follows up on a session the group presented last year at Clinical Congress.
The newly reformed Excelsior Surgical Society will convene at the 2015 Clinical Congress with a focus on The Way Forward.
Clinical Congress attendees are invited to tour Graceland Cemetery, the final resting place of ACS Founder Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and his wife, Isabelle.
The history of the standardization of surgical dressings in 1930 and its ongoing effects are summarized in this month’s column.
Past recipients of the ACS’ Distinguished Philanthropist Award—which recognizes a record of service to the College and the ACS Foundation—are highlighted in this month’s cover story.
The origins of the ACS seal and motto are the subject of this month’s column.
This month’s column provides a brief history of the “efficiency movement” and describes the establishment of the College’s Hospital Standardization Program.