In the last decade, increasing attention has been given to the stark gap in the representation of underrepresented minorities (URM) in surgery.
The Advisory Council for Pediatric Surgery is a committee of the Board of Regents and has been assigned the following functions:
Within the past several years, with the support of the College’s Board of Regents, the Advisory Council has begun to serve an expanded role within the College. The responsibility of serving as a conduit of communication between the College and Pediatric Surgery has been targeted as crucial, particularly as the practice of surgery is facing changes and uncertainty under the managed care environment.
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