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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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
A partnership between a civilian and military surgery department is described as are the innovative trauma care advancements that result from these collaborative efforts.
The background and course design of an Advanced Trauma Life Support demonstration program in Kandahar, Afghanistan is described.
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.
The recent activities of the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons are summarized as the collaborative effort enters its second year.
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.
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.
M. Margaret (Peggy) Knudson, MD, FACS—the new Medical Director of the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons—is profiled.
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.
The following comments were received regarding recent articles published in the Bulletin.
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.