Archive for October, 2020

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, to be installed as 2020–2021 ACS President

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, will be installed as 2020–2021 ACS President, and H. Randolph Bailey, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO, will be installed as First and Second Vice-President, respectively, at Virtual Clinical Congress 2020.

Dr. Hilary Sanfey to receive 2020 Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary Leadership

The Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) will present its highest honor accorded annually—the Distinguished Service Award (DSA)—to Hilary A. Sanfey, MB BCh, MHPE, FACS, FRCSI, FRCSEd(Hon), at the virtual ACS Clinical Congress 2020 Convocation. Dr. Sanfey is an esteemed general surgeon, professor of surgery, and vice-chair for educational affairs at […]

Dr. Briggs to receive Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award

For outstanding mentorship and a commitment to global trauma care, this year’s recipient of the Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award is Susan Miller Briggs, MD, MPH, FACS. The award will be presented during the virtual Convocation Sunday, October 4. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Women in Surgery Committee established the […]

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Official notice: Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons

The Annual Business Meeting of Members of the ACS will take place Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Virtual Clinical Congress 2020.

Newly debuted SESAP 17 Advanced provides in-depth exploration of complex topics

Summarizes the content updates featured in SESAP 17 Advanced.

Emergency Medical Technicians honor Dr. Hoyt with 2020 Norman McSwain PHTLS Leadership Award

Dr. Hoyt, ACS Executive Director, is the recipient of the 2020 Norman McSwain PHTLS Leadership Award.

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarian efforts

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2020 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

ACS News

Should residents unionize? Hear the pros and cons at virtual Clinical Congress 2020 RAS-ACS Symposium

The initial paragraphs of the introductory essay on resident unionization, the focus of the annual RAS-ACS symposium, is featured.

Watch or review ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL Sessions through October 31

This article summarizes the topics and issues presented at the 2020 ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL August 21-24.

ACS News

Call for nominations for ACS Officers-Elect and ACS Board of Regents

The 2021 Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents and the 2021 Nominating Committee of the Fellows will select nominees for Officer-Elect positions.

Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, June 2020

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

Board of Governors Pillars continue to make your voice heard

Outlines the activities and structure of the Board of Governors, including pillars and workgroups.

Chapter News

Chapter news

ACS domestic and international chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

2020 Author index

Index of authors from the Bulletin for 2020.

2020 Subject index

Index of subjects from the Bulletin for 2020.

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