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Military Surgeons Develop Framework to Sustain Surgical Skills in a Changing Environment

Study authors propose new education and training paradigm that will benefit military surgeons and their patients in combat and non-combat environments.
12-May-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Institutes of Health Launches Research Program to Address Surgical Disparities

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

FIRST Trial Summary Video Released by American College of Surgeons and American Board of Surgery

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

New Standards for Children’s Surgery Verification Released

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

ACS and Alliance Will Release Second Volume of Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery

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

ACS Commission on Cancer Releases Oncology Medical Home Accreditation Standards Manual

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

New York Surgeon Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, Elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents

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

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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

National Surgical Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness Issues

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

Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT

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