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American College of Surgeons is the largest prof. org. for surgeons & advances quality surgical care. RT does not = endorsement
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Surgeons have shown leadership through the ages, evidenced by their roles as health & community leaders in early conquistador exploration of Florida, as well as development of St. Augustine, the oldest U.S. city. Read more in July
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American College of Surgeons Aug 1
The Div of Education is recognized as an exemplary partner to not-for-profit health care organizations, providing CME for events & meetings through the PartnerCME Program. Read abt what the College has to offer as a CME partner
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American College of Surgeons Aug 1
Critical timing: Ask your legislators to take action on funding for MISSION ZERO in upcoming House vote:
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American College of Surgeons Aug 1
New firearm injury prevention strategy study by using TQIP infrastructure is among 15 new projects recently funded by . Learn more:
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
Are you thinking about a change in your surgical career? Discover new featured job opportunities from the Career Connection, incl Academic General Surgeons (CA), BE/BC General Surgeons (CA), & BE/BC General Surgeon (WI)
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
New crucial literature from shows that anti-contagion policies—shelter-in-place orders, school closings, mask wearing, & social distancing, etc—likely have prevented more than 500 million infections & are cost effective
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
. awarded research grant by that will lead to informing evidence-based and effective firearms injury prevention strategies. Learn more:
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
“We need Congress to protect us”: Dr. Ara Feinstein, Fellow in AZ, asserts in commentary that another pause in elective surgery & impending Medicare payment cuts could devastate struggling health system. More in the :
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
Clinical Research Program, in collab w/ , has announced launch of Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery Video Series, a companion to the manuals. First vid on pancreatoduodenectomy now available—read more & watch
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
Take it from surgeons who know: we must all work together to of COVID-19. Wash your hands, maintain a physical distance and wear a mask.
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
Post-surgical outcomes are improved when surgeons meet technical standards. The most important thing the Cancer Surgery Standards Program will do is to continue to develop standards and implement them in a way that surgeons can easily adapt them for the daily practice.
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
“Mask wearing… is an easy step that can be a major factor in keeping viral spread under control & should be universally practiced”—biostatistician Dr. Jeffrey Morris discusses mask use w/ Regent . Full interview:
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American College of Surgeons Jul 31
. awarded research grant by that will lead to informing evidence-based and effective firearms injury prevention strategies.
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American College of Surgeons Jul 30
A new issue of the Bulletin Advocacy Brief is now available! Read about the College’s advocacy on your behalf & other news from Capitol Hill:
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American College of Surgeons Jul 30
Resilience is vital to creating & maintaining well-being, esp during the pandemic. wellness resources, incl Surgeon Well-Being Index, can help you learn how to cope w/ changes & challenges during stressful times
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American College of Surgeons Jul 30
In Practice Protection Committee intrvw, Dr. Mark Aeder discusses importance of disability insurance in making sure you & family are financially stable if you are unable to work. Full interview abt biggest financ mistakes surgeons make:
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American College of Surgeons Jul 30
The goal of the CSSP is to improve surgical care for all patients by providing evidence-based standards, implementing documentation so surgeons adhere to those standards, and educating surgeons and trainees on the proper conduct of cancer operations.
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American College of Surgeons Jul 30
A step-up approach to walled-off pancreatic necrosis—using percutaneous, endo transgastric, & min invasive procs to drain & debride—shows lower 90-day and one-year mortality than open approach. Read abt this crucial new literature in & others
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American College of Surgeons Jul 30
The final chance to submit late-breaking abstracts for the virtual Clinical Congress 2020 is *tomorrow*—let your practice-changing clinical research shine in this year’s new format
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American College of Surgeons Jul 29
The has performed the first two virtual site visits to continue its work on accreditation/verification for hospitals participating in ACS Quality Programs. Read abt goals, evaluation methods, & upcoming site visits
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