Tag Archive for ‘ACS Surgical History Group’

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

The following comments were received regarding recent articles published in the Bulletin.

Figure 2. Example of a Roman scallpellus and similar instruments

The history of the scalpel: From flint to zirconium-coated steel

The origin and evolution of the surgical scalpel are highlighted.

Franklin Martin, MD, FACS, Founder of the American College of Surgeons

American surgical history: Finding a home at the Clinical Congress

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.

ACS Surgical History Group accepting poster abstracts until May 29

The American College of Surgeons Surgical History Group has issued a call for abstracts for its inaugural Poster Presentation at the 2015 Clinical Congress.

“Everything Old Is New Again”

The mission, purpose, and activities of the ACS Surgical History Group are summarized in this month’s column.


Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611


Download the Bulletin App

Apple Store
Get it on Google Play
Amazon store