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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2021(0)

October 1, 2021

Dr. Hoyt outlines the professional accomplishments and leadership experience of Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, who will assume the role of Executive Director-Elect later this month.

Where does equity start? An American surgeon’s northern exposure

The author describes how the prevailing inequities in the provision of health care in the U.S. are most likely to be overcome only when health care is considered a fundamental right of every citizen.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2021

Dr. Hoyt provides an update on ACS diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism initiatives including a virtual summit that convened the House of Surgery in June to discuss the provision of equitable and value-based care, the work of the Board of Governors Diversity Pillar, and the hiring of the new ACS Director of Diversity

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – August 2021

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt outlines the educational programming available at this year’s virtual Clinical Congress, including the return of Postgraduate Courses and Special Sessions on timely topics of interest.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – 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.


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