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Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Lifelong learning: A key responsibility of the individual surgeon

This excerpt from Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety underscores the importance of lifelong learning.

SRGS and the COT trauma education programs: Keeping surgeons current on the provision of optimal patient care

Selected Readings in General Surgery and ACS Committee on Trauma educational programming are the subject of this month’s column.

SRGS is first education program highlighted in video series

The ACS is launching a video series that shares Fellows’ perspectives on ACS Division of Education programs, including lifelong learning and professional development resources.

Looking forward – November 2014

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes the new ACS Education and Training campaign, launched at Clinical Congress last month, which highlights the College’s array of lifelong learning opportunities.

Revitalized Leadership Conference motivates members to redefine roles and responsibilities

This article provides a summary of the 2013 Leadership Conference, which featured presentations on ACS infrastructure, the roles and responsibilities of College leaders, means of enhancing member engagement, and best practices for chapter leaders.

Emerging trends in lifelong learning: New directions for ACS surgical education programs

The future of surgical education will involve innovations in telemedicine and immersive instruction, increased emphasis on simulation, and lifelong learning opportunities that are customized to the individual surgeon’s training and knowledge gaps. The learning needs of surgeons can vary greatly, but through state-of-the-art educational programming and training, the ultimate goals of lifelong learning—patient safety and quality of care—are obtainable.

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