Archive for July, 2021
Describes the development of the Optimal Resources for Surgery Residency Training manual, scheduled for be released later this year, which seeks to create a common vision of the goals of surgical training and clarify and improve the training process though enhanced stakeholder engagement.
The goals of the ACS Your Breast Cancer Surgery Program are summarized as are the measures for defining this patient education program’s success.
Outlines how two practice groups support their partners’ international humanitarian service efforts and identifies the benefits and barriers associated with private practice surgeons engaged in overseas missions.
Describes the role of value-based health care in providing results that align with patients’ goals and expectations and summarizes strategies for expressing value in a more meaningful way to different types of stakeholders.
This article addresses frequently asked questions about PACs, including the origin and purpose of PAC categories, and describes the ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC governance and disbursements.
The Preliminary Program highlights sessions at the ACS virtual Clinical Congress 2021 meeting in October.
This profile provides a at the professional accomplishments and personal interests of John H. Stewart IV, MD, MBA, FACS, Chair of the ACS Advisory Council Chairs.
The latest advances in tumor biology as they pertain to the surgical care of cancer patients are summarized.
Outlines the new Advanced Certification for Spine Surgery, which is intended to improve the quality of care for spine surgery patients.
Letter opener presented to Dr. Ravdin in 1950 by Penn Medical School’s Agnew Surgical Society
Dr. Turner will begin her new role as Executive Director-Elect on October 1, 2021, and she will formally assume the role of Executive Director on January 1, 2022.
Surgeon and reproductive scientist Patricia Kilroy Donahoe, MD, FACS, receives 2021 Jacobson Innovation Award
Dr. Donahoe received the ACS 2021 Jacobson Innovation Award in June for her outstanding work in the areas of reproductive developmental biology and oncology.
This article summarizes the highlights of the virtual 2021 Leadership & Advocacy Summit.
Tele-Education Assisted Mentorship in Surgery: Inaugural international ACS-sponsored course on oncoplastic breast surgery
The ACS hosted the first TEAMS course developed for general and breast surgeons to learn oncoplastic surgical techniques.