Founded in 1967, the American College of Mohs Surgery is a membership organization of more than 1,500 fellowship-trained skin cancer and reconstructive surgeons specializing in the Mohs micrographic surgical technique pioneered by Dr. Frederic E. Mohs. The ACMS serves as the voice of the specialty, promoting and advancing the highest standards of patient care through fellowship training, research, education and public advocacy.
In his book, "The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care - and How to Fix It", Dr. Marty Makary notes how collectively, the ACMS has contributed to millions of dollars in direct savings to Medicare. Much of Chapter 7 "Dear Doctor" has been devoted to Improving Wisely and Dr. Makary has graciously made this chapter available to ACMS members.
Listen now to the latest episode of the ACMS podcast series, Conversations in Mohs Surgery. Host Dr. Thomas Knackstedt interviews Paul T. Nghiem, MD, PhD and discusses his work with Merkel cell carcinoma and his recently published study, "Patterns of Distant Metastases in 215 Merkel Cell Carcinoma Patients: Implications for Prognosis and Surveillance" .