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JAMA Surgery publishes research agenda developed at NIH-ACS symposium on disparities

The research and funding priorities for addressing health care disparities in the U.S.—which were identified at the inaugural National Institutes of Health-American College of Surgeons Symposium on Surgical Disparities Research—were published in a March issue of JAMA Surgery.

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No quality without access: ACS and NIH collaborate to ensure access to optimal care

This article describes the purpose of the inaugural NIH-ACS Symposium on Surgical Disparities Research; summarizes presentations by leaders at the ACS, government agencies, and other stakeholder groups; and presents potential solutions for resolving global health care disparities.

ACS and NIH initiate effort to address disparities in surgical care

The American College of Surgeons and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities—one of the National Institutes of Health—presented the first Symposium on Surgical Disparities Research, May 7−8, in Bethesda, MD.


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