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2020 ACS Governors survey: Peer review: A necessity and a challenge

The results of a survey of the ACS Board of Governors and the ACS Young Fellows Association are summarized, including viewpoints and experiences regarding peer review.

2020 ACS Governors survey: Evolving surgical practice trends and needs

Editor’s note: The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Governors (B/G) conducts an annual survey of its domestic and international members. The purpose of the survey is to provide a means of communicating the concerns of the Governors to the College leadership. The 2020 ACS Governors Survey, conducted in June and July 2020 by […]

Profiles in ACS leadership: A few questions for Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS

Editor’s note: The Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons is launching a new series of articles profiling leaders of the College. This feature will be published monthly. The questions are intended to give readers a look at the person behind the surgical mask and to inspire other members of the College to consider taking […]

2020 ACS Governors Survey: SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and the use of telemedicine

Editor’s note: The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Governors (B/G) conducts an annual survey of its domestic and international members. The purpose of the survey is to provide a means of communicating the concerns of the Governors to the College leadership. The 2020 ACS Governors Survey, conducted in June and July 2020 by […]

ACS Officers, Regents, and Board of Governors’ Executive Committee

The ACS Officers, Regents, and Board of Governors’ Executive Committee were elected at the Annual Business Meeting at Clinical Congress 2020.

2019 ACS Governors Survey: ACS Governors address regulatory environment and its effects on surgical practices

The results of a survey of the ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints and experiences concerning regulatory burden.

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarian efforts

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2020 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

Board of Governors Pillars continue to make your voice heard

Outlines the activities and structure of the Board of Governors, including pillars and workgroups.

2019 ACS Governors Survey: Surgeons wanted: Workforce challenges in health care

2019 ACS Governors Survey: Surgeons wanted: Workforce challenges in health care

Editor’s note: The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Governors (B/G) conducts an annual survey of its domestic and international members. The purpose of the survey is to provide a means of communicating the concerns of the Governors to the College leadership. The 2019 ACS Governors Survey, conducted in July 2019 by the B/G […]

2019 ACS Governors Survey: ACS Governors: Bidirectional communication ambassadors

2019 ACS Governors Survey: ACS Governors: Bidirectional communication ambassadors

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Dr. Furman listening to a child’s heartbeat at a Loma de Luz, Honduras, mission hospital in 1989

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2019 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

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Board of Governors continues to make your voice heard

An overview of ACS Board Governors responsibilities is provided along with an update on the activities of each B/G pillar.

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints and experiences concerning gender inequity and harassment in surgery.

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2018 ACS Governors Survey: Burnout—a growing challenge

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including surgeon viewpoints and experiences concerning surgeon burnout.

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2018 ACS Governors Survey: The disruptive and impaired surgeon

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including surgeon viewpoints and experiences concerning both disruptive and impaired surgeons.

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Board of Governors pillars at work: An update

An overview of ACS Board Governors’ (B/G) responsibilities is provided along with an update on the activities of each B/G pillar.

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2018 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

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2017 ACS Governors Survey: The increasing role of APPs in providing surgical care

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including surgeon viewpoints on the increasing role of APPs.

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2017 ACS Governors Survey: Ergonomic injuries and their prevention

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints on physicians coping with ergonomic injuries and their prevention.

Figure 1. Level of priority the ACS should give to reducing gun-related injuries

Survey of the American College of Surgeons Board of Governors on firearm injury prevention: Consensus and opportunities

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints on potential policies intended to enhance fire injury prevention programs.

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