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Identifies tools for promoting self-efficacy among residents, such as curriculum development and mentorship programs, and outlines characteristics associated with grit.
Discusses recent studies examining gaps in perceptions of autonomy and describes the importance of aligning these views to improve resident operative independence.
A viable solution to the surgical workforce shortage could include retired surgeons who often seek out post-retirement teaching opportunities.
This article examines the ongoing challenges women in surgery face, reports the results of the WiSC medical student call for applicants, and offers insights into how to make surgery a more welcoming profession for women surgeons.
This column describes the experiences related to establishing an independent pre-med program and offers suggestions for how to launch such a program in a rural area.
The ACS Surgical Research Committee will offer the 12th biennial Clinical Trials Methods Course, November 6–10, at the ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL.
The following comments were received regarding recent articles published in the Bulletin.
This article focuses on the importance of mentoring for residents, describes the qualities of effective mentors, and offers suggestions for how young surgeons can make the transition from mentee to mentor.
The ACS Women in Surgery Committee is seeking applications for the Mentorship Program for Women Surgeons. Applications for mentees are due July 31.
This article provides a summary of the Leadership program at the 2014 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit. The Leadership program featured presentations on strengthening leadership and mentoring skills, chapter development and success stories, and the practical applications of emotional intelligence skills to enhance personal and professional relationships.
An overview of the American College of Surgeons’ 2013 Clinical Trials Methods Course, held at the end of last year at the College’s headquarters in Chicago, is provided in this news brief.
This column is intended to provide an opportunity for surgeons at every stage of their career to discuss their concerns regarding the practice and profession of surgery. The inaugural column offers the perspective of a retired surgeon with regard to whether surgeons should encourage young people to pursue a career in medicine and the importance of mentorship.
Lena M. Napolitano, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM—a trauma surgeon and Chair of the ACS Board of Regents—reveals what inspired her to select surgery as a career, the evolving role of women surgeons, the value of mentoring students, and more.
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.