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New ACS Resources in Surgical Education Online Now


The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education’s new Resources in Surgical Education (RISE) recently debuted on the ACS website. RISE is headed by Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director, ACS Division of Education. The RISE web page is available at

The purpose of RISE is to provide timely and informative peer-reviewed articles that relate to all aspects of surgical education. Under the guidance of John D. Mellinger, MD, FACS, and Maura E. Sullivan, MSN, PhD, Co-Editors-in-Chief, and a diverse editorial board comprising leaders in surgical education, RISE will feature innovative tools, information, and other resources that will enhance surgical education endeavors.

The inaugural article, “Create a Surgical Faculty Compensation Plan that Supports the Educational Mission,” by David A. Rogers, MD, MHPE, FACS, FAAP, is now available at Future articles will be posted every six to eight weeks.

For additional information, contact Krashina Hudson at or at 312-202-5335.

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