Tag Archive for ‘Centennial’

Looking forward – October 2012

The College’s early efforts to ensure that hospitals met a Minimum Standard of care are the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month. He offers background information on why the College took on the responsibility of developing and verifying these standards and calls upon today’s surgeons to uphold the legacy of the organization’s founders.

1920 ACS Bulletin Volume 4 Number 4, Hospital Standardization Series

To help commemorate the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) 100th anniversary, the Bulletin is reprinting articles centered on the issues and developments that have defined the character and integrity of the organization throughout its history. This month, the Bulletin is reprinting the introductory text and some of the appendices first published in the January 1920 […]

Looking forward – September 2012

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt focuses on the ACS’ year-long Centennial celebration and reveals some of the special features added to this year’s Clinical Congress program to commemorate this important milestone, including an exhibit featuring a timeline of important achievements in surgery, book signings, a tour of the Archives, a cake-cutting celebration, and much more.

The Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons: Keeping Fellows informed for nearly 100 years

To commemorate the College’s 100-year legacy of Inspiring Quality, the Bulletin is publishing reprints of articles from past issues. We are reprinting the very first issue of the Bulletin, published in January 1916. This inaugural issue defines the beginnings and goals of the organization, provides information about the Endowment Fund, discusses the College’s activities, outlines the requirements for Fellowship, describes Convocation activities, and more.

Report on ACSPA/ACS activities: June 2012

This report details the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and of the American College of Surgeons as of June 2012.

Celebrate the Centennial with a tour of ACS headquarters and Archives

The ACS invites all College members to take advantage of their time away from Clinical Congress sessions to tour the headquarters at 633 N. Saint Clair St. in Chicago, IL. The 45-minute tour will include a visit to the ACS Archives.

Celebrate the ACS Centennial at Clinical Congress

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the 2012 Clinical Congress, September 30 to October 4 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, will feature programs focusing on the history of surgery and the organization. To explore the past, plan to attend the following panel sessions, which will take place from […]

Looking Forward – June 2012

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking Forward – May 2012

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

College will celebrate 100th anniversary with commemorative publication

As part of its year-long centennial celebration, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) recently announced plans to produce a high-quality, magazine-style publication featuring articles about historical achievements across the breadth of the surgical specialties. The ACS has licensed Faircount Media Group to produce this soft-cover edition, which will be provided free of charge to all […]


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