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RAS Communications Committee Essay Contest: Cut it out: Changing the status quo

RAS Communications Committee Essay Contest: Cut it out: Changing the status quo

Laura F. Goodman, MD, MPH, RAS Communications Committee essay winner, outlines the benefits of fostering an inclusive environment within the surgical profession.

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints and experiences concerning gender inequity and harassment in surgery.

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Statement on Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination

The ACS Statement on Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination was updated by the ACS Women in Surgery Committee, in collaboration with the Committee on Diversity, and was approved by the Board of Regents at its June 2019 meeting in Chicago, IL.

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2018 ACS Governors Survey: The disruptive and impaired surgeon

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including surgeon viewpoints and experiences concerning both disruptive and impaired surgeons.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: The effects of disruptive behavior, mentoring, and coaching on quality improvement

This excerpt from Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety examines two behaviors exhibited by surgeons—disruptive behavior and mentorship—and their effect on quality of care.

Changing the surgical culture, one apple at a time

“In health care, the culture of intimidation is often perpetuated down the chain, as that same intimidated individual turns around and bullies a resident or medical student,” observes the author of this month’s column. Although the surgical profession has begun to address disruptive behavior over the past decade, there is still a demonstrated need for continued improvement at medical institutions throughout the country.

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