On April 18, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced the launch of an initiative to support research to better understand and address disparities in...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Most Civilians Support Wider Access to Training and Equipment to Stop Severe Bleeding in Victims of Mass Casualty Events
Many civilians have expressed interest in taking a bleeding control training course that would empower them to immediately assist victims of intentional mass casualty events, according to results of a new national poll published online in the...
30-Mar-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
An informational video produced by the American College of Surgeons and American Board of Surgery was released today regarding the FIRST Trial (Flexibility In duty hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees Trial).
3-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program, a Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has released its latest standards document, Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical Care. The standards set forth in...
21-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology announced that they have begun work on the second volume of a comprehensive, evidence-based examination of cancer surgery techniques and recommendations.
16-Dec-2015 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has released the Standards Manual for the Oncology Medical Home Accreditation Program.
8-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, New York City, was elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the College’s annual Clinical Congress, held in Chicago, last month.
10-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
52 ACS NSQIP® Participating Hospitals Recognized for Achieving Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized 52 of 517 hospitals participating in the adult program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2014.
29-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options
15-May-2013 2:30 PM EDT
Surgical experts affiliated with the Commission on Cancer and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers are available to discuss breast cancer awareness issues
5-Oct-2011 10:15 AM EDT
Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT