Tag Archive for ‘ACS history’
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.
The extraordinary contributions of Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and his wife, Isabelle, to the ACS are the focus of this month’s column.
The legacy and accomplishments of Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, former ACS Executive Director who died on August 4, are the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.
This month, Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the legacy of Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS, and the College’s efforts with other groups to place a headstone at Dr. Codman’s gravesite this summer.
The mission, purpose, and activities of the ACS Surgical History Group are summarized in this month’s column.
Leaders of the American College of Surgeons and several other medical organizations gathered July 22 to place a memorial headstone at the previously unmarked interment site of Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS.
LaMar S. McGinnis, Jr., MD, FACS, proposed the idea of a College club that would meet during Clinical Congress to discuss surgical history. The organization would serve to enhance communication and encourage the exchange of information regarding surgical and ACS history.