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ACS partners with JAHF to enhance and expand Geriatric Surgery Verification Program
ACS STOP BLEED signs with North American Rescue to offer STOP BLEED items
Bariatric Surgery and Complicated Reality of Weight Loss
Telemedicine expanded access to surgical care during Covid pandemic, but disparities remain
Telemedicine may increase surgical care for historically underrepresented patient groups
Dr. Patricia L. Turner takes helm of American College of Surgeons
8 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
Awards & Accolades 16 December
MedTips November 2021
ACS launches new course to educate surgical care teams on surgical quality and safety
ACS releases new manual to guide surgeons in surgical education and training of residents
ACS announces recipients of matching grants for innovative DEI and anti-racism initiatives
Nerves may be key to blocking abnormal bone growth in tissue
Ohio surgeon E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, is new ACS President-Elect
American College of Surgeons calls on Congress to stop harmful Medicare cuts
Jeffrey D. Kerby, MD, PhD, FACS, confirmed as next Chair of ACS Committee on Trauma
ACS NSQIP recognizes 90 hospitals for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care
New Quality Verification Program for hospitals will benefit participants in ACS NSQIP
Expert panel explores challenges, presents solutions to improve breast cancer outcomes for Black women
Research captures, quantifies decline in military surgeon readiness
Vulnerable populations not receiving cancer survivorship care plans
Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses Covid challenges, successes, and next steps
Antibiotics for appendicitis: Study findings finalized
Most patients with appendicitis can have antibiotics as their first treatment, rather than appendectomy
Research findings finalized
Trauma surgeon M. Margaret Knudson, MD, FACS, honored for inspiring women in surgery
Virtual lung cancer screening is just as effective as in-person screening
Chance of postoperative complications after hospital discharge increases with shorter hospitalization
Region, race, and age linked with likelihood of cancer patients using telehealth services
Perceptions of treatment risk vary based on how surgeons communicate risk information to patients
Hospitals sustained huge financial losses from lost revenues during Covid pandemic as patients lost timely access to surgical
Surgery has survival benefits for male Stage IV breast cancer patients who are receptive to systemic therapy
Winston-Salem vascular surgeon Dr. Julie A. Freischlag will become next President of American College of Surgeons
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer begins 100-year anniversary celebration
ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators admits its fourth cohort into membership
Medicaid expansion has saved lives and reduced disparities for young adult trauma patients
Matthew D. Neal, MD, FACS will receive 2021 Outstanding Mentor of Year Award
Dr. Patricia L. Turner named next ACS Executive Director
Breast cancer patients can navigate care at home with new skills kit
Common weight loss operation is safe and effective in children and adolescents 10 years on
ACS Advocacy Efforts for Suicide Awareness are Underway
Surgical patients find virtual follow-up care more convenient without loss of satisfaction
Dr. David P. Winchester to receive ACS Distinguished Service Award
Dr. L.D. Britt to receive ACS Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award
American College of Surgeons announces new publishing collaboration with Wolters Kluwer
ACS urges surgeons to “Talk It Up” with patients about COVID-19 vaccination
Trauma Informed Care can help break cycle of violence
Save date: American College of Surgeons to host Virtual Clinical Congress, October 23-27