The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents has approved new officers of the ACS Foundation Board of Directors for three-year terms that began in February 2013. The new officers are:
- Chair: Amilu Stewart, MD, FACS, member of admissions committee and former professor of surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Colorado Springs; and Past ACS Second Vice-President and Chair of the Executive Committee of the ACS Board of Governors.
- Vice-Chair: Christopher J. Daly, MD, FACS, former associate professor of clinical surgery at the University of Pittsburgh (PA) Medical Center (UPMC), former associate professor with the Rangos School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh; and a past ACS Governor. Dr. Daly was an attending surgeon at several medical centers, including UPMC St. Margaret and UPMC South Side Hospitals.
- Secretary: Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, professor of surgery and vice-chair of the department of surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; and a former ACS Governor.
The ACS Board of Regents also elected Richard B. Reiling, MD, FACS, Charlotte, NC, to serve as Special Consultant to the Foundation. A Past Second Vice-President of the ACS, Dr. Reiling is the former vice-president and medical director of Presbyterian Cancer Center in Charlotte, NC, and served as clinical professor of surgery at Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH.
More information about the ACS Foundation Officers is available at www.facs.org/acsfoundation/news/news.html.