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
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.
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.
Describes the goals of ACS Quality Verification Program site visits and outlines the four options for individual and hospital systems to participate in the program.
A retiring surgeon offers his perspectives on the challenges and benefits of the surgical profession.
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