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Surgical Affiliates Management Group CMO, Lynette Scherer, M.D., to Present New Surgical Employment Models at 2014 Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Conference

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 24, 2014 – “Surgeon Employment Models: Looking for the Pearl in the Oyster,” will be presented by Lynette A. Scherer, M.D., F.A.C.S., chief medical officer at Surgical Affiliates Management Group, at the annual meeting of the Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Conference, on Wednesday, April 2 at 7:30 a.m. …

High-Quality, Timely, Hospital-Based Care – The first true surgical hospitalist model for general surgical care in the U.S.

General surgical departments at academic medical centers are confronted by obstacles to the three traditional academic missions of education, scientific research, and the provision of high-quality care. The growing popularity of specialization has added to the problem by fragmenting the practice of general surgery. Emergency surgical care is time-intensive and associated with prolonged lengths of …