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Metabolic Surgery Symposium

The role of the NIH in the development of metabolic and bariatric surgery

The findings of NIH-supported clinical trials, including Look AHEAD and LABS studies, are identified as are future research objectives.

Dr. Britt

Dr. Britt awarded NIH grant to develop strategies to address health care disparities

L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCS(SA)(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon), a Past-President of the ACS was recently award a National Institutes of Health research grant to address health care disparities in surgical specialties.

JAMA Surgery publishes research agenda developed at NIH-ACS symposium on disparities

The research and funding priorities for addressing health care disparities in the U.S.—which were identified at the inaugural National Institutes of Health-American College of Surgeons Symposium on Surgical Disparities Research—were published in a March issue of JAMA Surgery.

Symposium attendees

No quality without access: ACS and NIH collaborate to ensure access to optimal care

This article describes the purpose of the inaugural NIH-ACS Symposium on Surgical Disparities Research; summarizes presentations by leaders at the ACS, government agencies, and other stakeholder groups; and presents potential solutions for resolving global health care disparities.

ACS and NIH initiate effort to address disparities in surgical care

The American College of Surgeons and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities—one of the National Institutes of Health—presented the first Symposium on Surgical Disparities Research, May 7−8, in Bethesda, MD.

Dr. Brewster

Recipients of 2014 NIH-related awards announced

Two surgeons have been selected to receive ACS/National Institutes of Health supplement awards.


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