Two American College of Surgeons (ACS) leaders were honored recently, as follows:
- Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indian American Surgical Association (IASA) during the IASA annual meeting in Washington, DC, in October 2016. Dr. Sachdeva also delivered a keynote address at the meeting.
- Dr. Sachdeva attended the annual meeting of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Niagara Falls, ON, and was invited to serve as a member of the Platform Party at the Annual Convocation of RCPSC.
- Dr. Sachdeva was invited to serve as visiting professor and deliver the Debra J. Graham, MD, FACS, Endowed Lecture in Surgical Education at the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, OH, in September 2016.
- Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, FRCSI(Hon) FRCS(Hon) FRCSEd(Hon), ACS Past-President, was recognized for his outstanding service for 10 years as Co-Chair of the ACS Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEI) Program, during the Annual ACS-AEI Postgraduate Course hosted by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, in September 2016.