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Pittsburgh Trauma Surgeon: 'Stop the Bleed' Training Saved Lives

'Stop the Bleed' saved lives after the shooting, but stopping the need must be next.

Although the patient’s blood pressure was perilously low, the bleeding had been stopped prior to surgery by tourniquets applied to the limbs. Additional victims arrived, again with potentially life- and limb-threatening injuries rendered by an assault rifle, but all had received lifesaving care even prior to arrival at the hospital. Some of this is due to an approach called tactical emergency care, where specially trained teams of physicians and emergency medical service practitioners respond and provide care along with law enforcement.

Association of Women Surgeons: Dare to Be You

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11AM – 12PM

The Conference program will bring together influential women leaders in surgery and develop attendees' leadership skills, confidence, and autonomy with the goal of avoiding burnout and increasing job satisfaction. Dr. Caprice Greenberg- Kick off speaker- We’re Talking the Talk but it is Time to Walk the Walk; We have been engaged in unparalleled discussions on gender equity both within the surgical community and our society as a whole. It is time to move beyond discussion to begin the hard work of rectifying the systemic and cultural conditions that have propagated these inequities for so long. This presentation will provide a practical framework for the surgical community as we review the progress that has been made and all that still needs to be done.

Physicians' Day at the Legislature

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

We hope you will join your colleagues on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 8-4 p.m. Whether you’ve attended Physicians’ Day at the Legislature several times or never before, it is important for clinicians to visit with legislative members to represent your profession and your patients outside of the clinical setting.

Massachusetts Annual Chapter Meeting

Saturday, December 1, 2018

ACS Fellowship Applications

Due December 1, 2018

The College has designated December 1 of each year as the final date for acceptance of these applications. The completed applications (new or continuing) must be on file in the Division of Member Services in Chicago by this date. Only completed applications from surgeons who fulfill the following requirements will be considered for entry into Fellowship in October of the following year.