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American College of Surgeons launches new Quality Improvement Course to educate surgical care teams on surgical quality and safety

The ACS Quality Improvement Course: The Basics is intended for anyone with an interest in learning the foundations of quality improvement.
18-Nov-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American College of Surgeons announces recipients of matching grants for innovative DEI and anti-racism initiatives

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents Committee on Anti-Racism has announced the recipients of its first-ever matching grant program to fund innovative and impactful research projects and programs addressing diversity, equity, and...
9-Nov-2021 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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American College of Surgeons elects new Board of Regents Chair and Vice-Chair for 2021-2022

Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH, FACS, MAMSE, was elected Chair, and Linda G. Phillips, MD, FACS, was elected Vice-Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the virtual ACS Clinical Congress 2021.
8-Nov-2021 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Ohio surgeon E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, is new President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons

E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, an esteemed general surgeon from Columbus, Ohio, has been elected to serve as the 2021–2022 President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons.
3-Nov-2021 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jeffrey D. Kerby, MD, PhD, FACS, confirmed as next Chair of ACS Committee on Trauma

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents has confirmed Jeffrey D. Kerby, MD, PhD, FACS, as the next Chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma (COT).
2-Nov-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACS NSQIP recognizes 90 hospitals for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized 90 of an eligible 607 hospitals participating in the adult program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2020.
29-Oct-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Quality Verification Program for hospitals will benefit participants in ACS NSQIP

Hospitals participating in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) now have a new resource available to further improve surgical quality for their patients: the ACS Quality Verification...
27-Oct-2021 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Expert panel explores challenges, presents solutions to improve breast cancer outcomes for Black women

Although awareness and research activity is growing, much work still needs to be done to ensure equity in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer in Black women, according to an expert panel who spoke earlier this week at the virtual American...
27-Oct-2021 12:40 PM EDT 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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