The American College of Surgeons plans to slice into the financial world, launching its own mutual fund, according to Reuters.

"Surgeons are often not equipped to run their offices, let alone their investments," said Gay Vincent, comptroller of the Chicago-based education and research society.  The College of Surgeons, which has 70,000 members, is working with The Carpenter Group, a marketing and communications firm in New York, but is still searching for an investment advisor to manage the fund.

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