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Colonel William Mayo (left) and Colonel Charles Mayo (right) in World War I (photo courtesy of Dr. Oliver H. Beahrs and the Mayo Clinic)

The historic link between the ACS leadership and the military(Comments Off on The historic link between the ACS leadership and the military)

November 1, 2016

This month’s column highlights the contributions of three Past-Presidents of the ACS to both medicine and the military.

Dr. Yancey in an undated portrait (Asa G. Yancey papers, circa 1940-2013, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University)

Dr. Asa Yancey and the realization of his mentor’s dream

The legacy and achievements of Asa Yancey, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.

Drs. Martin (far left), William Mayo (third from right), and Charles Mayo (far right) on the North Star

Drs. William J. Mayo and Franklin H. Martin: Leaders in establishing the College’s unique identity

ACS Past-President William J. Mayo’s MD, FACS, relationship with ACS Founder Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and their efforts to position the College as an international organization are highlighted.

Dr. Matas’ Presidential portrait

Dr. Rudolph Matas: Learned trailblazer, father of vascular surgery

Rudolph Matas, MD, FACS, a founding member of the College and a pioneer in the area of modern vascular surgery, is profiled in this month’s column.

Dr. McBurney operating at Roosevelt Hospital, 1901.

Dr. Charles McBurney: A pioneer in the surgical treatment of appendicitis

An early leader in the surgical treatment of appendicitis, Charles McBurney, MD, is profiled in this month’s column.


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