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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – December 2018

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt summarizes key ACS achievements in 2018.

2018 Executive Director's Annual Report

2018 Executive Director’s annual report

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2018.

Meeting participants, including attendees from Hawassa University (right photo, from left): Ephrem Adem, clinical and academic director, College of Medicine and Health Sciences; Ayano Hula, president (obscured in background); and Abel Gedefaw, vice-president, chief executive director, College of Medicine and Health Sciences

Looking forward – November 2018

Dr. Hoyt outlines the development and evolution of the ACS-COSECSA Surgical Training Collaborative at Hawassa University, Awassa, Ethiopia, which is scheduled to start in January 2019.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2018

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt highlights the College’s commitment to be responsive to the concerns of all surgeons, regardless of where they practice or their specialty.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2018

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2018, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – August 2018

Dr. Hoyt introduces the theme of this year’s RAS-ACS issue—resident autonomy as a stepping stone to independent surgical practice—and describes solutions that were discussed at the third Annual ACS Summit on Surgical Training.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – July 2018

Dr. Hoyt provides his perspective on the status of ACS Quality Programs and where they are headed in the future.

In My Hands

Looking forward – June 2018

Establishing a patient-surgeon relationship that is built on trust is the focus of this month’s column.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – April 2018

Dr. Hoyt identifies nine new action steps developed by the ACS Board of Regents, the COT, and the ACS COT Firearm Strategy Team (COT-FAST) that are intended to reduce the burden of firearm violence while balancing personal freedom with responsibility.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – March 2018

Dr. Hoyt outlines how the ATLS course has become a foundation of care for the injured patient by providing physicians around the world with a common language and a common approach to trauma care.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – February 2018

Dr. Hoyt provides an update on the online ACS Communities and highlights how participants use the platform to improve patient care and share common concerns and interests.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Looking forward – January 2018

Dr. Hoyt describes how Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety fosters a culture of quality and safety.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – December 2017

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt summarizes ACS achievements in 2017.

2017

Executive Director’s annual report: 2016–2017: A year of transformational growth

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2017.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – November 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the economics of health care and addresses health care reform proposals.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column provides an overview of the Metabolic Surgery Symposium, August 9–10 in Chicago, IL, which featured sessions on how surgeons’ understanding of morbid obesity and its treatment have evolved.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2017, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – July 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes the College’s efforts to provide members of the surgical patient care team with the resources necessary to improve outcomes, including the Quality and Safety Conference, and the release of Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – June 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes strategies to fill gaps in trauma care discussed at the Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths conference held at the National of Institutes of Health earlier this year.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – May 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes the recently updated Surgeon Specific Registry, which will help surgeons more easily comply with regulatory mandates and ultimately will be a key element of a fully integrated platform for ACS clinical databases.

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