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To help commemorate the ACS’ Centennial, the Bulletin is reprinting articles centered on the issues and developments that have defined the character of the organization and the surgical profession for the last 100 years. To close out this series, this month’s reprint from the March 2003 issue provides details on the College’s ongoing efforts to improve quality and patient safety.
This month—as part of an ongoing series to commemorate the American College of Surgeons’ Centennial—the Bulletin is reprinting the introductory text to the January 1926 issue, which highlighted the ACS’ first registry—the Registry of Bone Sarcoma. These remarks summarize the College’s experience in establishing and managing this repository.