In 2008 we entered into a collaboration with The American College of Surgeons to develop a curriculum for training U.S. surgical residents in clinical, ethical, and legal aspects of palliative care for surgeons. The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
The Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies.
We at Cunniff-Dixon are delighted that The New York Academy of Medicine has agreed to be our ‘home’ in the New York City area for our CME programs. The Academy’s splendid facilities, experienced staff, and location embody the quality and value that Cunniff-Dixon intends in all of our programs.