American College of Surgeons

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American College of Surgeons (ACS)

a national professional organization of physicians who specialize in surgery. See also Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology.
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Re-verification was made official by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Breast Surgeons and state and local societies.
Saud bin Abdul Aziz Al-Turki unveiled the full official accreditation by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) to the Academy of Life Sciences as one of the specialized centers to provide Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
com)-- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has selected AVF Consulting to implement and support Serenic Navigator, financial management software designed to help the organization increase operational efficiencies and maximize its resources.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 7, 2013-Galena Biopharma participates at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2013(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Davis is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Urological Association Advisory Committee to the American College of Surgeons and is chairman of the American Urological Association's Guideline Panel for Microscopic Hematuria.
That is the message from two pediatricians, Philip Glick and Sani Yamout, who coauthored an article published in the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, urging physicians to participate in online conversations about diseases and patient care--discussions frequently dominated by lay people and inaccurate information.
Saint Agnes Hospital is proud to announce that the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has awarded the Cancer Institute at Saint Agnes Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation, which is the highest level of accreditation for a cancer program.
The handles help reduce the incidence of sharps injuries while complying with requirements from OSHA, AORN and the American College of Surgeons.
More part-time employment for surgeons, particularly retiring older male or young female surgeons taking time off for their families, may considerably reduce the surgeon shortage in the United States by 2030, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
The researchers used data from a large 2008 national survey of members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and set out to find how surgeons in dual-physician relationships differ from other surgeons whose partners are not physicians in their demographics, practice characteristics, family lives, distress (ie, burnout, depression, and quality of life), and job satisfaction.
The study, published in the November issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, showed a strong connection between increasing hours and nights on call and a detrimental psychological impact on surgeons in almost every setting, both professionally and personally.

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