For Your Profession
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.
Describes the atypical experiences of a rural surgeon practicing for more than 40 years in northwest Kansas.
Describes the founding of the Buxton Mission School, which provided a classical education to Black students in Canada in the mid-19th century.
Investigating the history of the Manitoba Chapter’s gavel underscores the ACS’ commitment to improving the care of surgical patients.
This column examines the unexpected and enduring friendship between two leaders of American surgeon in the 1940s, a vascular and cardiovascular surgeon.
More in this category
- The impact of brickmaking on Franklin Martin’s character and self-confidence
- Presidential illness, privacy, and a surgeon’s character: Some artifacts
- Leading the way: American surgery, the ACS, and specialization
- Surgical societies seek control of the “laparoscopic revolution”
- No scalpel required: When orthopaedic surgery was conservative
- Janet Maria Vaughan—An unlikely hero
- German influences on U.S. surgery and the founding of the ACS
- Caring for the Hiroshima Maidens
- Jennie Smillie Robertson, MD: One of Canada’s first women surgeons
- Matilda Arabella Evans, MD: Resolute, resilient, resourceful
- The first women elected to College Fellowship
- Rural surgery: The road less traveled
- Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: War surgeon, suffragette, and pioneer in women’s rights
- John Gabbert Bowman, first Executive Director of the ACS
- Rural surgery call coverage: Innovative locoregional solutions can fill the gap