Welcome to the February issue of Resident Member News. Featured this month is an article by Constance Harrell Shreckengost, “Is COVID Good for Academic Surgery?” in which she shares her realization that the virtual world we were forced to embrace during the COVID-19 pandemic has its place in our lives, today and in the future. Check out Dr. Ross Goldberg’s video on the value of advocacy. And finally, don’t miss the work of the five Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) committees highlighted in this issue. To join a committee, contact us at RASnews@facs.org.
Enjoy this issue!
Alison Powers, MBA
Ross Goldberg, MD, FACS, encourages young surgeons to get involved in advocating for surgical patients. Dr. Goldberg is a member of the ACS Young Fellows Association (YFA) and the Specialty Ambulatory Medical Director; Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery; and Chief, General Surgery, at Valleywise Health.