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In this issue:

  • CREST® Committee reaches final stages before release of online learning system
  • Special, Memorial lectures highlight Annual Meeting
  • Operative Competency Evaluation Committee completes larger technical skills assessment

In this issue:

  • Annual Meeting program shows newest practice techniques to improve outcomes
  • Operative Competency Evaluation Committee’s pilot study for technical skills assessment a success
  • CREST® Committee has created 31 modules for online learning
  • AMA/RUC Committee adds two seats, updates code

In this issue:

  • ASCRS achieves ACCME Accreditation with Commendation
  • DC&R launches iPad app
  • Dr. Alan Thorson elected ASCRS President
  • San Antonio Annual Meeting draws 1,519 physicians from 63 countries

In this issue:

  • Outstanding Annual Meeting planned in exciting Vancouver: major themes are quality metrics, improved efficiency through technology
  • Society joins American Cancer Society as sponsor of Final Four Coaches Huddle
  • In Memoriam: Past President Dr. W. Douglas Wong, 1948-2011

In this issue:

  • Dr. Steven Wexner elected ASCRS President
  • Vancouver Annual Meeting sets attendance record with 2,468 registrants
  • ASCRS retains AMA House of Delegates seat
  • Research Foundation “Meet the Challenge” raises $98,596
  • Society extends CBS HealthWatch™ Campaign

 

In this issue:

  • As concerns about cost structure drive health care reform, ASCRS works for excellent patient care, fair reimbursement
  • Why the Society is developing a case log system for MOC
  • Congress acts to halt 23% Medicare reimbursement cut
  • Dr. Scott Steele leads medical team in Afghanistan