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Dr. Burrell in 1910. (Courtesy of Harrison Museum of African American Culture, Roanoke, VA.)

Death of Dr. Isaac Burrell inspired black hospital movement(0)

April 1, 2020

Dr. Burrell’s work in providing surgical care for African-American patients at the turn of the 20th century is described as is the evolution of the Black Hospital Movement.

Rural Surgery Verification

New ACS-led verification program aims to improve care for rural surgical patients

Identifies the development and goals of a new program for verifying surgical quality in rural hospitals.

Rural Surgery Verification

Michigan hospital participates in first pilot site visit for new ACS rural surgery verification program

The rural verification standards evaluated during the MMMC-Alpena pilot site visit are summarized as are lessons learned for future pilot site visits.

The evolution of lung cancer surgery contributes to the sharpest drop in overall cancer mortality in the U.S.

The evolution of lung cancer surgery contributes to the sharpest drop in overall cancer mortality in the U.S.

This article describes the advancements in early detection and surgical treatment of lung cancer that led to improved lung cancer survival from a thoracic surgeon’s perspective.

ACS COT participates in study to develop comparative data on trauma care organization

ACS COT participates in study to develop comparative data on trauma care organization

The development of the CAFE study is summarized as is its role in determining variation in trauma patient care.


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