Archive for July, 2020

Dr. Snyder

ACS remembers Howard M. Snyder III, MD, FACS, trailblazer in pediatric urology

Howard M. Snyder III, MD, FACS, a pioneer in pediatric urology and a former ACS Regent and Governor, passed away June 4 at age 76 from complications of Parkinson’s disease and COVID-19.

Dr. Robicsek

ACS mourns the passing of Francis Robicsek, MD, PhD, FACS, a dedicated humanitarian surgeon

Dr. Robicsek

Stop racism

ACS issues call to action on racism as a public health crisis: An ethical imperative

The ACS issued a call to action in early June declaring racism a public health crisis.

Dr. Wangensteen circa 1961

Memoir recounts “golden age” of surgical innovation Dr. Wangensteen led at University of Minnesota

Dr. Wangensteen circa 1961

ACS News

Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2020

This report describes the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the ACSPA and the College as of February 2020.

Screenshot of Virtual Business Meeting

Lessons from a virtual chapter annual meeting

The Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons pivoted their annual meeting to be a virtual event and share their lessons learned.

Chapter News

Chapter news

ACS President Valerie Rusch, MD, FACS, was Honorary Presenter. Pictured in the photo, from left, upper row: John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS, then Florida Chapter President; Dr. Rusch; Astrid Büren, MD; Thomas Schmitz-Rixen, MD, President, the German Society of Surgery; and Ernst Klar, MD, FACS, Germany Chapter Governor. Additional presentations included “FamSurg—A Program for Establishing Family-Friendly Structures in Surgery,” by Kim Honselmann, MD, University of Lübeck; and “The Male’s View,” by Jakob Izbicki, MD, FACS(Hon), University of Hamburg.


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