In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt and his co-author describe the College’s strategies, including defining its Values and engaging in leadership skills assessments, to promote culture change in the organization and enhance the programs and services members need to thrive in today’s health care environment.
The benefits of exhibiting gratitude and humility in providing care to the surgical patient are described.
The results of a quality improvement initiative to reduce length of stay for arthroplasty patients at the Kaiser Westside Medical Center (KWMC), Hillsboro, OR, are summarized.
Modified FOLFIRINOX is superior to gemcitabine as adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic cancer: The PRODIGE 24/CCTG PA6 Trial
The study design and findings of the PRODIGE 24/CCTG PA6 Trial are outlined, which showed improved survival with modified FOLFIRINOX for resected pancreatic cancer patients.
A new Speak Up campaign educates individuals on patient rights and how to be their own best advocates.
More in this category
- Jennie Smillie Robertson, MD: One of Canada’s first women surgeons
- Looking forward – December 2019
- Caring: Isn’t that why we went to medical school?
- Letters to the Editor
- Medicare enrollment and participation
- Retained foreign bodies and wrong site surgery continue to be a challenge
- ERAS program improves outcomes in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy
- ALCHEMIST trial has potential to improve outcomes after lung cancer resection
- Comparison of NCDB and CBTRUS demographic data for astrocytoma and glioblastoma
- Looking forward – November 2019
- ACS responds to frequently asked questions about CPT coding
- New protocol leads to improved trauma decannulation rate
- Moving the mark on harassment in surgical training
- Could axillary reverse mapping be useful in reducing surgical comorbidities?
- Matilda Arabella Evans, MD: Resolute, resilient, resourceful