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LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS,

In memoriam: LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS—A life without boundaries(0)

September 1, 2019

LaSalle D. Leffall Jr., MD, FACS—the first African American to serve as President of the ACS—died May 25 of cancer.

Dr. Trunkey

In memoriam: Donald D. Trunkey, MD, FACS, a giant in trauma surgery

Donald D. Trunkey, MD, FACS, one of the most influential trauma surgeons in the U.S., died May 1 after a protracted illness.

Dr. Pruitt

Dr. Pruitt remembered as a leader in burns, trauma, critical care

Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., MD, FACS—a surgeon-scientist and Second Vice-President of the ACS—died March 17 at the age of 88.

Dr. Spencer

In memoriam: Frank C. Spencer, MD, FACS, pioneering cardiothoracic surgeon

Frank Cole Spencer, MD, FACS, a Past-President of the American College of Surgeons died July 23 at the age of 92.

In memoriam: Jay L. Grosfeld, MD, FACS, champion for pediatric surgery patients

Jay L. Grosfeld, MD, FACS, a pediatric surgery and Past First Vice-President of the ACS, died October 19, 2016.


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