Archive for April, 2022
As the ACS hosts its first in-person Leadership and Advocacy Summit since 2019 this month, Dr. Turner reflects on the qualities that define an innovative leader particularly as advocates for quality patient care for all.
Outlines the characteristics necessary for a successful career in medicine and surgery, and identifies strategies for engaging in a meaningful residency experience.
This article describes the inequities in oncologic surgical care for Native Americans and identifies how the recruitment of Native Americans into healthcare reduces disparities and enhances trust in the US medical system.
Dr. Brown overcame many obstacles on her path to becoming the first Black woman general surgeon Fellow of the ACS.
Describes Dr. Beecher’s role in the development of bioethics and the regulation of research, and outlines his pioneering work in the area of informed consent.
Identifies lessons learned from managing the COVID-19 pandemic and the Haiti earthquakes of 2010 for responding to future mass casualty events.
Statement in Support of the FSMB Policy on Physician Illness and Impairment: Towards a Model that Optimizes Patient Safety and Physician Health
This statement on physician health was developed by the ASC Surgeon Well-Being Workgroup and approved by the ACS Board of Regents at its February 2022 meeting.
This column describes initiatives for improving oncologic outcomes by implementing recommendations outlined in the Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery manual.
This column provides basic compliance requirements for the No Surprise Act specifically related to disclosures, notices to patients, and good faith estimates.
Changes to the split/shared policy are summarized, including definitions, reporting rules, and information about new modifier FS.
Summarizes the findings of a study that implemented a quality improvement model in the perioperative setting.
This inaugural column highlights two examples of DEI in action at the ACS—one primarily serves College members, and the other focuses on ACS staff.
Describes the atypical experiences of a rural surgeon practicing for more than 40 years in northwest Kansas.
More than 550 STOP THE BLEED kits have been installed in more than 350 locations in Chicago to help ensure the city is well-equipped for bleeding emergencies.
The ACS Trauma Quality Programs recently announced new guidelines to provide trauma centers with a practical guide to evaluate and manage adult patients with spinal injury.
The ACS is seeking applications from women surgeons who would like to participate in the Women in Surgery Committee Mentorship Program.
The ACS COT and the ACS COC, two of the longest standing quality programs of the College, are celebrating 100 years of improving patient care.
The recipients of the ACS Residential Research Scholarship for 2022-2024 are announced.
The benefits of participating in an ACS coding workshop are described.
Summaries of the top five most-downloaded JACS articles in 2021 are provided.