LaSalle D. Leffall Jr., MD, FACS—the first African American to serve as President of the ACS—died May 25 of cancer.
Donald D. Trunkey, MD, FACS, one of the most influential trauma surgeons in the U.S., died May 1 after a protracted illness.
Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., MD, FACS—a surgeon-scientist and Second Vice-President of the ACS—died March 17 at the age of 88.
Frank Cole Spencer, MD, FACS, a Past-President of the American College of Surgeons died July 23 at the age of 92.
Jay L. Grosfeld, MD, FACS, a pediatric surgery and Past First Vice-President of the ACS, died October 19, 2016.
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