Peer reviewed studies have shown that ACS NSQIP is effective in helping hospitals prevent 250-500 complications, save 12 to 36 lives, and reduce costs by millions of dollars each year.
- NSQIP Committee Chair: Eugene Ceppa, MD, FACS
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The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) aims to develop and implement programs that support injury prevention and ensure optimal patient outcomes across the continuum of care. These programs incorporate advocacy, education, trauma center and trauma system resources, best practice creation, outcome assessment, and continuous quality improvement.
- Committee on Trauma State Chair: Scott Thomas, MD, FACS
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard setting, which promotes cancer prevention, research, education, and monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
- Commission on Cancer State Chair: Leonard Henry, MD, FACS