American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Editor’s note: Welcome to the first issue of Bulletin Brief. This new newsletter replaces Bulletin: ACS COVID-19 Updates, which ended publication last week, and the weekly ACS NewsScope that you traditionally have received on Thursday night. It combines all the elements of both newsletters, as well as new content, in a reader friendly and responsive format. As always, your feedback is appreciated as this publication evolves.

Five Things to Know

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO, Second Vice-President-Elect, ACS, explains why African Americans are more severely affected by COVID-19 to TIME Reports with Katie Couric

Contact Congress today to encourage support for ACS provisions in the next COVID-19 legislation

New ACS National Professional Development Seminars can help medical students whose undergraduate education has been affected by COVID-19

Apply for open 2020 ACS Committee opportunities

ACS Surgeon Specific Registry updates: MIPS 2019 data submitted and MIPS 2020 participation available