Tag: ACS

New data add to body of evidence highlighting ‘importance’ of vascular...

Another study has emerged showing vascular surgery’s heavy intraoperative consult activity in a level 1 trauma center setting, lending further fuel to the “vascular...

New ACS president aims to sow seeds of hope for enhanced...

Former Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) President Julie A. Freischlag recently took over the presidential reins of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Here...

Julie A. Freischlag becomes president of American College of Surgeons

Newly installed American College of Surgeons (ACS) President Julie A. Freischlag, MD, called for her fellow surgeons to apply the principles that underpin enhanced...

Julie A. Freischlag to be installed as ACS president

Former Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) President Julie A. Freischlag, MD, will be installed as the 2021-22 president of the American College of Surgeons...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in September

Five-year data from the ACST-2 trial comparing carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting, a report from the Crawford Forum at the 2021 Vascular Annual...

The choice between autonomy, true partnership—or the slow drift to ‘thralldom‘

Anthony Valdés, MBA, the president of Tampa, Florida-based Collaborative Health Systems, declares that what physicians want is to “deliver great clinical outcomes, get paid...

The benefits of an academic research career in the VA

Every year a number of graduating vascular trainees look for jobs in academic surgery to develop a career as a surgeon-scientist in basic, translational...

SVS members in the news

Richard Lynn, MD, a vascular surgeon from Palm Beach, Florida, has been elected second vice-president-elect of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Alan Dardik,...

‘Fundamental differences’ in outcomes after open AAA detected across three national...

An investigation of differences in patient outcomes following open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) found in three national registries showed that mortality rates...

Freischlag elected as ACS president-elect

Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, the first female president of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), will be the next president of the American College...

SVS president to close out virtual conference with focus on quality...

As SVS ONLINE: "New Advances and Discoveries in Vascular Surgery" prepares to become part of the past, the final presentation will look toward the...

COVID-19: Pandemic lessons for vascular care from military theater

An exemplar of how surgery can best perform its role amid a catastrophic event like the COVID-19 pandemic can be found in military medicine’s...

ACS defends healthcare workers as PPE shortages lead to acrimony

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today leapt to the defense of healthcare workers who are heading to work in the face of increasing...