Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons January 2022
January 2022 Bulletin: 100 Years of the CoC
This month’s issue of the Bulletin centers on the history of the Commission on Cancer (CoC). Highlights include:
Commission on Cancer: One years, past and future
The Commission on Cancer: A 10-decade perspective
The value of the Commission on Cancer
Cancer: The silent pandemic
CoC accreditation adds value to cancer programs
The transition from the Committee on Cancer to the Commission on Cancer (1960-1965)
The journey from end results to the National Cancer Database
Cancer registrars: Essential contributors to the cancer care team
2022 Medicare physician fee schedule: How will it affect your practice?
2022 CPT coding changes
Executive Director’s update: Building together for a stronger future
ACS Cancer Research Program: Optimizing treatment of colorectal liver metastases through the use of clinical trial data
What surgeons should know about … The QPP in 2022
ACS announces recipients of matching grants for innovative DEI and anti-racism initiatives
ACS releases Optimal Resources for Surgical Education and Training, the “Gold Book”
New ACS Quality Improvement Course educates care teams on surgical quality and safety
All members of the ACS, including:
- Medical students
- Practicing surgeons
- Retired surgeons
- Members of the surgical care team
To provide readers with information they can apply as leaders of their institutions and in their daily practices, as well as timely updates on ACS activities and initiatives.
Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons
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Diane Schneidman, Editor-in-Chief - Nothing to disclose
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