James N. “Jim” Haug, Past-Director, ACS Socioeconomic Affairs Department (now the Division of Advocacy and Health Policy), died at his home in Lena, IL, June 18, at age 78.
Judson Graves Randolph, MD, FACS, Past-ACS Governor, died May 17, at his home in Nashville, TN, at age 87.
Lloyd Douglas MacLean, MD, PhD, FACS, FRSC, an ACS Past-President, is remembered.
Erwin R. Thal, MD, FACS, 78, a world-renowned trauma surgeon, and a dedicated Fellow of the ACS for more than 43 years, died of heart failure December 13, 2014, at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, University of Texas, Dallas.
Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, Executive Director of the ACS from January 2000 to January
2010, died August 4 at his ranch in Philo, CA, at age 73 after a four-year battle with cancer.
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- C. Barber Mueller, MD, FACS, FRCSC, recognized for contributions to the ACS and academic surgery
- Frank T. Padberg, Sr., MD, FACS: ACS department director, DSA recipient, and trailblazer in neurosurgery
- Dr. M. Gage Ochsner, co-founder of Ochsner Institute, dies at age 59
- George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS: A lifetime of achievement as a scholar, surgical educator
- John Mann Beal, MD, FACS, remembered as caring surgeon, educator, and advocate for the surgical profession
- C. Everett Koop, MD, FACS, former U.S. Surgeon General, renowned pediatric surgeon, and public health advocate
- Leading trauma surgeon Eric R. Frykberg, MD, FACS, dies at age 62
- John P. “Jack” Lynch, former Director of the ACS Organization Department
- Joseph E. Murray, MD, FACS, opened doors for transplant surgeons
- In memoriam: William H. Muller, Jr., ACS Past-President, surgical leader, innovator, researcher
- In memoriam: Marion Rapp