ASCRS Toolkit

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The ASCRS Toolkit is a collection of resources developed by the members of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and are made available at no cost to the public.

The role of the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee focuses primarily on the creation of practice parameters for various procedures to assist physicians in caring for patients with colon and rectal disease. The clinical practice guidelines provided here have been published in the ASCRS scientific journal Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.

ASCRS teamed up with experts from multiple subspecialties and societies to create an inclusive Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium. The Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium (PFDC) aims to enhance the care of patients with pelvic floor disorders by promoting a scientifically sound, streamlined and multidisciplinary approach towards their care. The Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium works with appropriate committees representing a variety of disciplines involved in the care of patients with pelvic floor disorders, including the ASCRS Research Foundation, the ASCRS Executive Council and the ASCRS Steering Committee on Pelvic Floor Disorders. PFDC works to promote the care of patients with pelvic floor disorders, create and evaluate educational programs, clinical guidelines and algorithms of care. PFDC proposes to achieve these tasks through clinical collaboration, multidisciplinary consensus and research.

Provided here are selected presentations from the ASCRS 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting.

The Quality Assessment and Safety Committee monitors activities of the National Quality Forum (NQF), the Surgical Quality Alliance (SQA), and the AMA Consortium. The committee is dedicated to optimizing care for patients with colorectal disease by setting goals and standards for the treatment of diseases affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.

The Video Based Education Channel includes videos from trending educational topics and Diseases of the Colon and Rectum (DC&R)/ASCRS peer reviewed video library.

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Last updated: August 11, 2022