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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – June 2021(0)

June 3, 2021

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.


Letters to the Editor

A retiring surgeon offers his perspectives on the challenges and benefits of the surgical profession.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – May 2021

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt presents an overview of the College’s past experience with matters of race and outlines steps the organization is taking to create a more diverse and inclusive membership.

Trauma nights: Caring for our patients and ourselves

A resident describes her experience during night call at a Level I trauma center and calls for the development of coping strategies for overcoming grief for future generations of trauma surgeons.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – April 2021

The last year has been mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausting for health care professionals, particularly those individuals on the front lines of providing care to coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) patients and those who have had to postpone operations for patients needing nonurgent care. Add to that situation constant threats of payment cuts, hospital and private practice […]

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