Tag Archive for ‘general surgery’

Lori Arviso Alvord, MD: The First Navajo Nation Tribal Member to Be Board Certified in General Surgery

Dr. Alvord is an author, mentor, general surgeon, and the first member of the Navajo Nation to be board certified in general surgery.


The Role of the Acute Care Surgeon in Caring for Patients with Cancer

General surgeons offer continuity of care for surgical diseases and provide expertise on general surgery conditions, which helps provide safe and effective care for cancer patients.

Surgeons wield influence on social media

HIGHLIGHTS Describes the role and evolution of general surgery social media influencers Summarizes the benefits and challenges of virtual conferences Examines the activity of trainees and programs participating in the 2020–2021 general surgery match cycle Identifies strategies for developing a social media presence Social media, particularly Twitter and Instagram, has played an increasingly prominent role […]

Mastery in General Surgery Program

From Transition to Practice to Mastery in General Surgery

The evolution of the TTP Program to the new ACS Mastery in General Surgery Program is described, along with the experiences of three accredited institutions.

TTP Program positions still available for 2015–2016 academic year

Several institutions participating in the ACS Transition to Practice (TTP) Program still have Associate positions available for the 2015–2016 academic year.


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