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Jo Buyske, MD, FACS, has been elected as the next executive director of the American Board of Surgery.
The Society of Surgical Chairs Women’s Committee hosted a leadership symposium for 40 women surgeons April 18–19, immediately preceding the annual meeting of the American Surgical Association.
The ACS Surgeons as Leaders: From Operating Room to Boardroom course will take place June 5–8 in Durham, NC.
The ACS Surgeons as Leaders: From Operating Room to Boardroom course will take place June 7–10 at ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL.
The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons recently announced the winners of the Leadership Scholarship Awards.
“In health care, the culture of intimidation is often perpetuated down the chain, as that same intimidated individual turns around and bullies a resident or medical student,” observes the author of this month’s column. Although the surgical profession has begun to address disruptive behavior over the past decade, there is still a demonstrated need for continued improvement at medical institutions throughout the country.
Inadequate leadership education and preparation in the curricula of most U.S. medical schools and residency programs has contributed to this shift. Success in academic medicine requires scientific and clinical aptitude.
Over the last decade, a transformation has occurred in surgery. With rapid technological advances, changes in reimbursement, and modifications to resident training programs, strong leadership is needed to ensure future success.
From the Chair of the RAS-ACS: Leadership skills continue to serve past RAS-ACS Chairs in their current roles
Surgeons lead in many different ways. Surgeons lead in the operating room (OR), heading a team of practitioners caring for a single patient who has put his or her well-being in their hands. Surgeons lead on rounds, heading a clinical team responsible for the day-to-day progress of a patient’s surgical care.