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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – December 2019

As Dr. Hoyt’s 10th year as ACS Executive Director concludes, he reflects on some of the College’s major achievements in 2019.

2019 Executive Director’s annual report

2019 Executive Director’s annual report

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, provides a comprehensive summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2019.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – November 2019

This column focuses on lessoned learned from ACS delegation visits to Cuba, Israel, and Kosovo, and identifies the goals of the upcoming delegation trip to Morocco in March 2020.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2019

The College’s role in ACS THRIVE, a collaborative effort to enhance value-based health care, is the focus of this month’s column.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2019

The Surgical Metrics Project—a new opportunity available at Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA—will allow participants to use wearable technology to measure surgical decision making and technique.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – August 2019

The educational programming and networking opportunities available at this year’s Clinical Congress in San Francisco, CA, are described.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – July 2019

The College’s role in educating legislators about the causes and effects of unanticipated medical bills is described.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – June 2019

The benefits of attending Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA, are identified, including new public safety measures developed by city leaders.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – May 2019

This month’s column outlines findings from a recent ACS member survey and describes College initiatives to address marketplace challenges, particularly those in private practice.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Looking forward – April 2019

Lessons learned and next steps regarding implementing standards drawn from the principles outlined in Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety are the focus of this month’s column.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – March 2019

The importance of a value-based system of care is the focus of this month’s column—not only reduce health care spending but to improve patient outcomes

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – February 2019

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt underscores the College’s commitment to firearm injury prevention and safety and outlines the findings from a recent survey that assessed members’ experience with and attitudes toward firearm ownership.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – January 2019

Dr. Hoyt introduces the presentation by Selman Uranues, MD, Dr(hc),FACS, FACS(Hon), which was given at Clinical Congress 2018 and underscores the meaning of membership in surgical societies, particularly the ACS.

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.

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