Tag Archive for ‘military surgeons’

Lieutenant General Paul K. Carlton, Jr., to receive Distinguished Military Contribution Award

Paul K. Carlton, MD, FACS, will receive the ACS Distinguished Military Contribution Award at the Clinical Congress 2021 virtual Convocation ceremony.

Surgeons appointed by Spanish royalty contributed to development of oldest U.S. city: St. Augustine, FL

Figure 1. Juan Ponce de León, Florida conquistador and first documented surgical patient for an operation to remove a lodged arrow from his groin (public domain image)

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – March 2020

Dr. Hoyt describes the aim of the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons and outlines new initiatives this year for the program, including the planning of multiple military quality site visits and the rollout of the “Blue Book,” which outlines criteria for selecting and evaluating institutions interested in participating in the program.

Dr. Walker, wearing man’s top hat and coat, circa 1911 (photo by Bain News Service, Bain Collection, Washington, DC)

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: War surgeon, suffragette, and pioneer in women’s rights

Mary Edwards Walker, MD—the first woman military and trauma surgeon and the only woman to ever receive the Medal of Honor—is the focus of this month’s column.

Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray: Redefining gender roles in military medicine

This month’s cover story describes the pioneering accomplishments of two women physicians, Louisa Garrett Anderson, MD, and Flora Murray, MD, during World War I.

ACS hosts briefing on military health care

The ACS hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill this summer, which focused on the role of military-civilian trauma partnerships in maintaining trauma care readiness.

Achieving zero preventable deaths

Achieving zero preventable deaths: A model of a military-civilian medical training partnership

A partnership between a civilian and military surgery department is described as are the innovative trauma care advancements that result from these collaborative efforts.

Dr. Williams (right foreground) teaching tube thoracostomy insertion at the ATLS demonstration course

U.S. Army and Navy surgeons collaborate to offer ATLS demonstration course in Afghanistan

The background and course design of an Advanced Trauma Life Support demonstration program in Kandahar, Afghanistan is described.

Mr. Downes and Ms. Kensky (pictured with their service dog, Rescue) threw out the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox game last summer (Photo: Allana Taranto/Ars Magna Studios)

Boston Marathon survivors find treatment, care, and solidarity among veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, November 11, the Bulletin is proud to publish this article about two victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings who received care at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, and found solidarity among the veterans who were receiving care at the facility.

Dr. Knudson

ACS-Military Health System Partnership focuses on surgeon readiness and sustaining trauma systems

The recent activities of the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons are summarized as the collaborative effort enters its second year.

MHSSPACS and Excelsior Surgical Society issue call for abstracts

The Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons and the Excelsior Surgical Society invites military surgeons to submit their research for presentation at the Clinical Congress 2016.

At the MHSSPACS meeting (from left): Drs. Tefera, Winchester, Turner, Elster, and Cordts; Colonel Martin; Dr. Knudson; Colonel Gross; Admiral Bono; Mr. Kirk; Dr. Hoyt; Ms. Bura and Ms. Blair.

MHSSPACS Leadership Group holds inaugural meeting in Chicago, IL

The Leadership Group of the newly formed Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons held its inaugural meeting March 31 at the College’s headquarters in Chicago.

Dr. Knudson

M. Margaret Knudson, MD, FACS, new Medical Director of MHSSPACS

M. Margaret (Peggy) Knudson, MD, FACS—the new Medical Director of the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons—is profiled.

The Great Mace

Looking forward – February 2015

The strategic partnership between the ACS and U.S. Department of Defense Military Health System, which aims to improve educational and research capabilities for both parties, is summarized in this month’s column.

Letters to the Editor

The following comments were received regarding recent articles published in the Bulletin.

Fellow pays tribute to ACS and citizen surgeons

Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, FACS, delivered a tribute to the ACS and all citizen surgeons at the President’s Dinner during the 2013 Clinical Congress in Washington, DC. The following is an edited version of that presentation.


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