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ACS Takes Action to Promote DEI across the House of Surgery (0)

April 1, 2022

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.

Only in a Rural Community 

Describes the atypical experiences of a rural surgeon practicing for more than 40 years in northwest Kansas.

The Buxton Mission School, the Original “Pipeline” of Black Surgeons: Part 1

Describes the founding of the Buxton Mission School, which provided a classical education to Black students in Canada in the mid-19th century.

The Manitoba Chapter’s gavel and its enduring meaning

Investigating the history of the Manitoba Chapter’s gavel underscores the ACS’ commitment to improving the care of surgical patients.

Dan Elkin and Al Blalock: Present at the Creation

This column examines the unexpected and enduring friendship between two leaders of American surgeon in the 1940s, a vascular and cardiovascular surgeon.

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