New Emergency General Surgery Verification Program releases inaugural standards for quality care in emergency general surgery
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) announced the launch of the Emergency General Surgery Verification Program (EGS-VP), a new surgical quality program that will help hospitals...
21-Sep-2022 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Second Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention concludes with 47 professional organizations ready to tackle America’s public health crisis
As injury, disability, and death rates continue to remain alarmingly high from firearm violence across the U.S., the second Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention convened in Chicago (September 10-11) to lay out its priorities for addressing...
15-Sep-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Ohio surgeon Mark A. Malangoni, MD, FACS, will receive Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Surgeons
Today, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) announced that it will present this year’s Distinguished Service Award (DSA)—the College’s highest honor—to Mark A. Malangoni, MD, FACS, a recently retired general surgeon from Lyndhurst, Ohio.
7-Sep-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New Academic Global Surgery Fellowship will support surgical systems and skills in Hawassa, Ethiopia
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has partnered with three academic health systems to develop a new Academic Global Surgery Fellowship to address surgical disparities in underserved populations.
9-Aug-2022 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Clinicians Who Responded to Recent Mass Shootings Release Recommendations for an Effective Healthcare Response in the Future
Recommendations developed during a consensus conference can help healthcare facilities and communities be ready to respond if a mass shooting occurs nearby.
18-Jul-2022 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
American College of Surgeons verifies first 25 hospitals as part of its Quality Verification Program
The American College of Surgeons Quality Verification Program (ACS QVP) has recognized its inaugural 25 verified hospitals during this year’s ACS Quality and Safety Conference.
18-Jul-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
American College of Surgeons Supports Bipartisan Senate Legislation (S. 2938) to Make Firearm Ownership and Communities Safer
Today, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) voiced its support for the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (S. 2938), introduced in the Senate earlier this week.
23-Jun-2022 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Pediatric Urologist Dr. Anthony Atala to Receive 2022 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons for Pioneering Work in Regenerative Medicine
The Jacobson Innovation Award is an international surgical honor that recognizes living surgeons who are innovators of a new development or technique in any field of surgery. It is made possible through a gift from Julius H. Jacobson II, MD, FACS,...
10-Jun-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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STOP THE BLEED instructors available for media interviews as National STOP THE BLEED Month draws to a close
Instructors from the American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® program are available for media interviews as the nation observes National STOP THE BLEED® Month in May.
27-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options
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Surgical experts affiliated with the Commission on Cancer and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers are available to discuss breast cancer awareness issues
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Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT