Colon cancer is more likely to be lethal in children and young adults than middle-aged adults.
The pediatric surgical community recently released patient education resources to inform parents and teens about safe pain control after surgery.
Beth H. Sutton, MD, FACS, was recently elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the College’s Clinical Congress 2019.
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized 88 of an eligible 592 hospitals participating in the adult program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2018.
J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, an esteemed trauma, thoracic, and critical care surgeon from Winston-Salem, N.C., has been elected to serve as the 2019-2020 President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Five surgeons received the 2019 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Awards and Surgical Volunteerism Awards in recognition of their selfless efforts as volunteer surgeons who provide care to medically underserved patients.
Some clinicians are turning to medical scribes to reduce the time spent managing electronic health records. In fact, incorporating medical scribes into surgical practice increases the number of patients seen.
Retired U.S. Army Colonel Norman M. Rich, MD, FACS, DMCC, MC, of Rockville, Md., received the first American College of Surgeons (ACS) Distinguished Military Lifetime Achievement Award last night during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the openin…
Surgeons report that they can describe the impact of certain postoperative events in their patients by capturing passively-collected accelerometer data from a patient’s smartphone.
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, MD, FACS, received the 2019 American College of Surgeons (ACS) Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award last night during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the opening of the College’s Clinical Congress…