Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons November 2021
American College of Surgeons (ACS) President Julie A. Freischlag, MD, DFSVS, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), MAMSE, delivered the Presidential Address on #SurgeonsSowingHope at this year’s virtual Clinical Congress, following in the tradition of other Past-Presidents of the organization. Her address will be published in the December issue of the Bulletin. This month, we reflect on some of themes covered in her forebearers’ addresses. Other highlights in the November issue are as follows:
A family affair: Father-son surgeons learn from and admire each other
ACS Puerto Rico Chapter: Four decades of the Surgical Research Forum and Memorial Lecture
Fertility preservation in patients with cancer: What the surgeon needs to know
Profiles in ACS leadership: A few questions for Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS
Looking forward: ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, outlines key points in annual report
ACS Cancer Research Program: Tailoring systemic therapy for HER2+ early breast cancer—The CompassHER2 Trials
From residency to retirement: Patient autonomy and end-of-life care: A COVID-19 story
A look at The Joint Commission: New study focuses on distractions, interruptions during surgical counting
Dr. Freischlag installed as President of the ACS
Dr. Patricia Turner named new ACS Executive Director
10 prominent surgeons accorded Honorary Fellowship in the ACS
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