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John M. Howard: A pioneer in vascular, trauma, and pancreatic surgery
The pioneering work of Dr. John M. Howard is summarized, particularly his contributions to trauma, vascular, and pancreatic surgery for both civilian and military patients.
Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray: Redefining gender roles in military medicine
This month’s cover story describes the pioneering accomplishments of two women physicians, Louisa Garrett Anderson, MD, and Flora Murray, MD, during World War I.
Letters to the Editor
The following comments were received regarding recent articles published in the Bulletin.
The history of the scalpel: From flint to zirconium-coated steel
The origin and evolution of the surgical scalpel are highlighted.
American surgical history: Finding a home at the Clinical Congress
The ACS Surgical History Group continues to highlight surgical history as an integral part of the Clinical Congress educational programming with Factors Shaping Surgery over the 20th Century II, which follows up on a session the group presented last year at Clinical Congress.
ACS Surgical History Group accepting poster abstracts until May 29
The American College of Surgeons Surgical History Group has issued a call for abstracts for its inaugural Poster Presentation at the 2015 Clinical Congress.
“Everything Old Is New Again”
The mission, purpose, and activities of the ACS Surgical History Group are summarized in this month’s column.