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Hadley M. Wood, MD, FACS Wins YFA Advocacy and Issues Workgroup Essay Contest

Posted: September 30, 2017

The Young Fellows Association of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) offers an annual essay contest, which helps encourage and support a young Fellow’s attendance at the annual ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC. The theme of this year’s competition was Patient Advocacy, and the winning essay, by Hadley M. Wood, MD, FACS, beautifully captions the vision of patient-centered surgical care set forth by 2016 – 2017 ACS President, Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS.

Introduction by Daniel D. Klaristenfeld, MD, FACS

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