Unsupported Browser
The American College of Surgeons website is not compatible with Internet Explorer 11, IE 11. For the best experience please update your browser.
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
Bulletin Brief

The Communication Pulse: Leadership and Member Perspectives

March 15, 2022

Help Support Victims of the Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

The distressing humanitarian disaster in Ukraine has caused all of us to think about what we can do to help. The attacks on residential buildings have caused serious injuries and littered the streets with debris. The situation has degraded the medical emergency response to injured patients. People now have to help themselves and their loved ones.

A Ukrainian surgeon—a member of the ACS Committee on Trauma who has been teaching STOP THE BLEED® href=''>

Thank you. Your help is sincerely appreciated.

—Lenworth Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS, Past-ACS Regent and a founder of STOP THE BLEED

Note: Your tax-deductible donations to the recently launched ACS STOP THE BLEED® Help Ukraine fund through the ACS Foundation will be used to purchase and organize shipments of STOP THE BLEED

Training Videos

The ACS is supporting education efforts to ensure citizens of Ukraine know the basics of the STOP THE BLEED

Roxolana Horbowyj, MD, FACS, is conducting frequent online training via Zoom in Ukrainian to educate citizens.

In addition, Nelya Melnitchouk, MD, FACS, is featured in a video created by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, to further spread the word and provide a short overview of the techniques featured in our STOP THE BLEED

Surgeon Voices

In this issue, Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD(Hon), FACS, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, ACS Communications Consultant and Director, Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, FL, interviews: James W. Fleshman Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS, ACS Regent and colorectal surgeon, on the importance of cancer screening during March, Colorectal Cancer Screening Awareness Month.