Tag Archive for ‘ACS Foundation’
ACS Foundation 2017 Annual Report
The ACS Foundation’s Annual Report 2017 highlights notable Foundation activities for the last year, including the support of scholarship funds, fellowships, and other philanthropic initiatives.
Estate planning: Prepare today for tomorrow
Practical advice for estate and will planning is summarized.
Prof. Mehmet Ali Haberal receives Distinguished Philanthropist Award
The 2017 Distinguished Philanthropist Award will be presented to Mehmet Ali Haberal, MD, FACS(Hon), FICS(Hon), FASA(Hon), at Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA.
National Doctors’ Day initiative highlights gratitude for mentors
The important role of mentors and the contributions that ACS Fellows made to the ACS Foundation on National Doctors’ Day this year in honor of are described.
ACS Board of Regents approves new Foundation officers
The ACS Board of Regents approved new officers of the ACS Foundation Board of Directors at the Regents’ February meeting in Chicago, IL.
Honoring mentors: An ACS tradition
The value of mentorship as exemplified by the Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship; the Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, Faculty Research Fellowship; and the Olga M. Jonasson Lectureship is the focus of this month’s column.
New ACS Foundation board members installed
The philanthropic interests of three new members of the ACS Foundation Board of Directors are described in this month’s column.
Planned giving: A powerful legacy
The accomplishments of three recipients of an ACS Faculty Research Fellowship or Resident Research Scholarship are the focus of this month’s column.
Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH, FACS, to be honored with Distinguished Philanthropist Award
Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH, FACS, will receive the 2016 Distinguished Philanthropist Award from the ACS Foundation Board of Directors at Clinical Congress 2016, in Washington, DC.
Amilu Stewart, MD, FACS: Silencing the skeptics
The leadership and philanthropic efforts of Amilu Stewart, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.
ACS Foundation Annual Report 2015
The ACS Foundation’s Annual Report 2015 highlights notable Foundation activities for the last year, including the support of scholarship funds, fellowships, and other philanthropic initiatives.
Yeu-Tsu Margaret Lee, MD, FACS: A life of service
The philanthropic and leadership contributions of Yeu-Tsu Margaret Lee, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.
Optimal in-home postoperative care made possible through new Patient Feeding Tube Home Skills Kit
This article describes problems patients and their caregivers experience using a feeding tube during at-home postoperative recovery and outlines the benefits of using the College’s Patient Education Program to reduce complications and ensure compliance with regulatory demands.
Dr. and Mrs. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr.: Paying it forward
The philanthropic and leadership legacy of LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS, Past-President of the ACS, is the focus of this month’s column.
Dr. and Mrs. M. J. Jurkiewicz: A distinctive legacy of giving
The focus of this month’s column is the legacy of M.J. “Josh” Jurkiewicz, MD, FACS, a former ACS President and a member of the Mayne Heritage Society.
Healy Award fundraising initiative achieves $200,000 goal
The fundraising initiative for the Gerald B. Healy Traveling Mentorship Award has reached a successful conclusion.
Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon are committed to giving back
This month’s column highlights the philanthropic contributions of Norman Kenyon, MD, FACS, and his wife, Sue.
The Mayne legacy: A look back at an influential charter member of the ACS
Dr. Mayne’s surgical career and philanthropic leadership are highlighted in this article.
ACS Foundation presents two distinguished awards at 2015 Clinical Congress
The ACS Foundation’s Distinguished Philanthropist Award and a new Distinguished Organization Award will be presented at Clinical Congress 2015.
The Distinguished Philanthropist Award: Celebrating a legacy of exceptional giving
Past recipients of the ACS’ Distinguished Philanthropist Award—which recognizes a record of service to the College and the ACS Foundation—are highlighted in this month’s cover story.