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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.
Dr. Hoyt provides his perspective on the status of ACS Quality Programs and where they are headed in the future.
Establishing a patient-surgeon relationship that is built on trust is the focus of this month’s column.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Hoyt describes how Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety fosters a culture of quality and safety.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt summarizes ACS achievements in 2017.
ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2017.
Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the economics of health care and addresses health care reform proposals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Hoyt outlines lessons learned from the West African Ebola epidemic, including the importance of protective surgical attire guidelines, as described in the new book Operation Ebola: Surgical Care during the West African Outbreak.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes the College’s commitment to key advocacy initiatives that ensure access to quality care for surgical patients, reduce health care costs, and promote meaningful change.
The ACS’ role as an international organization that meets the needs of surgeons and patients around the world, particularly in the areas of membership, education, quality programs, and surgical capacity building, is the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt reflects on his seven years as ACS Executive Director, including the College’s key accomplishments in that timeframe and future goals of the organization.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt provides a summary of ACS achievements in 2016.