Latest Association of Women Surgeons Stories

2014-05-27 23:00:23

The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Board of Directors has elected its newest members, including a student, resident physician, and nationally-recognized leader in Pediatrics. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors elected three new members at its May 2014 meeting. Dr. Carol Berkowitz is the Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical...

2011-04-12 14:35:00

CLEVELAND, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS), the largest surgical association in the world, is launching an online community powered by Within3 to support thousands of surgeons in the United States who practice in sparsely populated areas. The community will offer a range of collaborative tools to connect the surgeons and facilitate the sharing of advice, research, and other resources. Since many rural surgeons work alone, without access to leading...

2010-11-01 21:34:17

Minorities in Academic Surgery Journal of the American College of Surgeons Article Reviews Grant Program's Success in Addressing Lack of Minority Surgeons in the Academic Field According to a report published in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, a grant-funded program tailored to provide advanced minimally invasive surgery skills to young, underrepresented minority surgeons, is helping address shortages of minority faculty members at U.S. medical...

2009-03-24 03:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgical groups, led by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), along with other key health care stakeholders, today announced the formation of Operation Patient Access: Quality Surgical Care for All, an effort to bring into focus the urgent issues facing access to quality surgical care in the United States. With nearly 400 surgeons from around the country meeting with their elected representatives today, they will call attention to urgently...

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