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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

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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

Save the Date! American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress convenes in San Diego, October 16-20

The American College of Surgeons has announced that its annual Clinical Congress will be a hybrid event (held onsite and virtually) and will feature the latest offerings in surgical research and education for today’s busy practicing surgeons and...
6-Jun-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Surgeons calls for urgent, bipartisan action to address the firearm violence public health crisis

Today, leaders from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) called for bipartisan solutions to reduce the rising numbers of deaths and serious injuries that are arriving in trauma centers on a daily basis due to firearm violence.
2-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NEWS CONFERENCE – Accelerating Our Response to America’s Firearm Public Health Crisis

During this news conference, leaders from the American College of Surgeons and its Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) will provide an overview of important steps that can be taken to accelerate an effective response to America’s firearm injury and...
1-Jun-2022 1:10 PM 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

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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