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The intersection of climate change and surgery(0)

September 2, 2021

Climate change’s role in expanding existing racial and economic disparities in health care are described as is the surgeon’s role in leading sustainability efforts in the operating room.

Lessons from COVID-19: Why adaptation is needed for surgical climate readiness

Strategies for managing the COVID-19 pandemic response, such as increasing energy and resource efficiency, could inform the surgeon’s role in climate change mitigation.

Surgeon asked colleagues why they chose the profession: Giants of the era responded

This article describes how some trailblazing surgeons were inspired to pursue the surgical profession and highlights the multiple personal and professional factors that may influence a career in surgery.

Tips for turning a strategic plan into active advocacy

Summarizes the differences between passive and active advocacy and identifies the importance of strategic planning for developing policy solutions.

Profiles in ACS leadership: A few questions for Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, FRCSI(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon)

This profile provides a look into the professional accomplishments and personal interests of Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, Vice-Chair, ACS Board of Regents, and Director, Digestive Disease Center, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston.


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