Tag Archive for ‘mentorship’
Surgeon-Educator Offers Career Advice for Medical Students
Outlines the characteristics necessary for a successful career in medicine and surgery, and identifies strategies for engaging in a meaningful residency experience.
ACS Women in Surgery Committee: Applications Now Being Accepted for Mentorship Program
The ACS is seeking applications from women surgeons who would like to participate in the Women in Surgery Committee Mentorship Program.
A Family Affair: Mother-Daughter Surgeons Reflect on Relationships and the Changing Face of Surgery
The article describes the professional and personal experiences of mothers and daughters who are active or aspiring surgeons.
Matthew D. Neal, MD, FACS, receives 2021 RAS-ACS Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award
The recipient of the 2021 RAS-ACS Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award is announced.
A family affair: Father-son surgeons learn from and admire each other
Describes the benefits and challenges associated with father-son surgeon relationships.
Profiles in ACS leadership: A few questions for Nancy L. Gantt, MD, FACS
This profile provides a look into the professional accomplishments and personal interests of Nancy L. Gantt, MD, FACS, Vice-Chair of the ACS Board of Governors Executive Committee and Diversity Pillar Lead.
Profiles in ACS leadership: A few questions for Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, FRCSI(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon)
This profile provides a look into the professional accomplishments and personal interests of Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, Vice-Chair, ACS Board of Regents, and Director, Digestive Disease Center, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston.
Lunch with Norm
Dr. Rich’s ability to connect with and influence colleagues and mentees is described as is his pioneering work in vascular repair.
UVA makes progress in supporting and retaining a diverse surgical trainee population
Efforts over the last three years at the University of Virginia to improve the climate supporting a diverse and equitable setting for surgical trainees are identified.
2020 RAS-ACS Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award given to Dr. Ned Z. Carp
Dr. Ned Z. Carp was recognized as the 2020 RAS-ACS Outstanding Mentor of the Year at the virtual Clinical Congress 2020.
YFA Communications Committee Essay Contest winner: Transitioning to mid-practice: Trust me: “I have been doing this for a while”
Sameh M. Said, MBBCh, MD, FACS, the winner of the YFA Communications Committee essay contest, summarizes lessons learned transitioning to the mid-practice stage of his career.
RAS-ACS announces inaugural Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award
The RAS-ACS Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award was created to honor an exceptional ACS Fellow who has had a marked impact on the engagement of a Resident Member or Associate Fellow.
2019 Leadership & Advocacy Summit: Ascending
to the C-suite and identifying health policy priorities
This article summarizes the highlights of the annual Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC.
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.
Excellence in surgery: Becoming the “best” you can be
The traits of outstanding surgeons are described, as is the role of mentorship and open communication, both of which support achieving excellence in surgery.
National Doctors’ Day initiative highlights gratitude for mentors
The important role of mentors and the contributions that ACS Fellows made to the ACS Foundation on National Doctors’ Day this year in honor of are described.
Honoring mentors: An ACS tradition
The value of mentorship as exemplified by the Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship; the Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, Faculty Research Fellowship; and the Olga M. Jonasson Lectureship is the focus of this month’s column.
Above and beyond: A primer for young surgeons interested in global surgery
Guidelines for participating in a global surgery program and a curated list of resources for surgeons interested in pursuing these opportunities are provided.
A rural surgeon looks back on his experiences
A rural surgeon highlights the benefits associated with practicing in a non-urban setting, such as surgeon autonomy and the opportunity to deliver care to people who reside in your community.
The 2016 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest: An introduction
The theme of the 2016 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest was Paying It Forward: When the Mentee Becomes the Mentor.