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The career and accomplishments of Frank R. Lewis, Jr., MD, FACS, who recently completed a 15-year term as the executive director of the American Board of Surgery, are described, particularly his role in developing surgical education, training, and certification around the world.
Registration is open for the 11th annual ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course, April 28−30 at the College’s headquarters in Chicago, IL.
Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director of the ACS Division of Education, delivered the Ira A. Ferguson, MD, Lecture at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, in April. The presentation focused on issues involving the preparation of surgery residents for independent practice, new directions in residency education and training in surgery, and national programs to address transitions in surgical careers.
This article describes the Surgical Council on Resident Education’s Web-based curriculum for surgical residents, which focuses on the six core competencies identified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The author also provides information on the SCORE portal and its features.