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AMA House of Delegates takes action on spectrum of issues

This report summarizes the topics addressed by the College’s delegation at the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates meeting in November 2014.

The debate continues: ACS at the AMA House of Delegates

This report summarizes the topics addressed by the College’s delegation at the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates meeting in November 2013.

Dr. Mattox receives AMA award for citizenship and community service

The American Medical Association awarded Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS, the 2013 Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service on November 16.

ACS supports AMA resolution recognizing obesity as a disease

The ACS and 10 other medical/specialty societies cosponsored a resolution that the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates passed during its June meeting, which recognizes obesity as a disease state that has multiple pathophysiological aspects that require a range of interventions to advance treatment and prevention.

Dr. Moalem (second from right) with (left to right) Owen Garrick, MD, AMA foundation president; Jack Watters, MD, Pfizer Vice-President of External Affairs; and Peter Carmel, MD, FACS, AMA president.

Dr. Moalem recognized for leadership in endocrine surgery, patient care

Jacob Moalem, MD, FACS, an endocrine surgeon and  assistant professor of surgery at the University of Rochester (NY) Medical Center, received a Leadership Award from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation, in association with Pfizer Inc., in February. The Foundation presents several of these awards annually to medical students, residents, fellows, and early-career physicians who […]

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