Tag Archive for ‘awards’

Dr. McBee

Applications for 2017 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship due March 1

The ACS Board of Governors is accepting applications for the 2017 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship.

RCPSC convocation (from left): Stephen Tobin, FRACS, FRCS, FRCSI, FCSSANZ, dean of education of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons; Kevin Imrie, MD, FRCPC, president of the RCPSC; and Dr. Sachdeva

Drs. Pellegrini and Sachdeva receive prestigious surgical awards

Two ACS leaders were recognized recently with notable surgical awards.

Dr. Joseph

ACS awards Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship to Dr. Joseph

Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, FACS, chief, breast surgery, and associate professor of surgery, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York University Langone Medical Center, NY, was selected to receive the ACS 2015 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship.

Eisenberg Award

Eisenberg Award presented to ACS NSQIP for quality improvement efforts

The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum recognized ACS NSQIP with the Eisenberg Award for the quality improvement benefits it provides to hospitals by evaluating surgical outcomes and identifying areas for improvement.

Submit 2015 ACS Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award nominations, January 1–February 28

The ACS, in association with Pfizer, Inc., is accepting nominations for the 2015 Surgical Volunteerism Award and Surgical Humanitarian Award.

Dr. Pellegrini (right) presented the College’s Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Russell’s family during Clinical Congress Convocation ceremonies. From left to right: Jackie, Katie, and Nona Russell.

ACS presents Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously to Dr. Russell

The ACS Lifetime Achievement Award was presented posthumously to Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, former Executive Director of the College, during the Convocation ceremonies at the 2014 Clinical Congress.

College accepting nominations for 2015 Jacobson Promising Investigator Award

The ACS is accepting nominations for the 11th Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award to be conferred in 2015.

ACS accepting applications for Oweida Scholarship

The ACS Board of Governors is accepting applications for the 2015 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship.

New award available for hand surgery research

The American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand, in partnership with the ACS, is offering a shared award to support mentored development and research training.

Dr. Hunter

2014 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellow announced

Catherine J. Hunter, MD, a pediatric general surgeon from Chicago, IL, was recently selected to receive the 2014 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship of the ACS.

Dr. Chagpar and other students and alumni from the Yale University SOM program

Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellow reports on experience in India

Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MPH, FACS, director of the Breast Center-Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale University, New Haven, CT, reports on her experiences as the 2013 Claude H. Organ, Jr., Traveling Fellow of the ACS.

Dr. Cotton (center) with several of his patients, who spoke in tribute at the dinner.

Robin T. Cotton, MD, FACS, FRCSC, receives 2014 ACS Jacobson Innovation Award

Robin T. Cotton, MD, FACS, FRCSC, a pediatric otolaryngologist from Cincinnati, OH, is the recipient of the ACS 2014 Jacobson Innovation Award.

Southern California Chapter meeting, left to right: Dr. Phillips; Daniel R. Margulies, MD, FACS; and Dr. Hiatt, Chapter President.

Chapter news – April 2014

ACS chapters meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

New Jersey Chapter visit to Ireland. From left: Prof. John Hyland, MB, MCh, FACS, Governor, Ireland Chapter of the ACS; Michael Goldfarb, MD, FACS,  chapter President; Steven Binenbaum, MD, FACS, chapter member; Fred Weber, MD, FACS, chapter President-Elect and ACS Governor; Louis Ladocsi, MD, FACS, chapter member; Jay Chandler, MD, FACS, chapter member; Michael Spedick, chapter Vice-President; Steven Fletcher, chapter Past-President; Ronald Chamberlain, MD, FACS, chapter member; Prof. Patrick J. Broe, MB, MCh, FRCSI, President of the RCSI; and Prof. Pierce Grace, MB, MCh, FRCS(I).

Chapter news – February 2014

ACS chapters meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Nominations for Jacobson Promising Investigator Award accepted through February 28

The ACS is accepting nominations for the 10th Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award to be conferred in 2014. Award criteria and nominating procedures are detailed in this news brief.

Utah Chapter meeting attendees, fom left: Dr. Cochran; Mark T. Savarise, MD, FACS; Dr. Glasgow; and John R. Hyngstrom, MD.

Chapter news – December 2013

ACS chapters meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Jacobson

College accepting nominations for 2014 Jacobson Promising Investigator Award

The ACS is accepting nominations for the 10th Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award to be conferred in 2014. Award criteria and nominating procedures are detailed in this news brief.

Dr. Chagpar

2013 Claude Organ Traveling Fellow announced

Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MPH, FACS, director of the Breast Center-Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale University, New Haven, CT, received the 2013 Claude Organ Traveling Fellowship of the ACS.

Connecticut Chapter. Dr. LaVorgna, far right, standing, speaking with residents.

Chapter news – October 2013

ACS chapters meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Commission on Cancer announces 2013–2014 cancer research paper competition for physicians in training

The ACS Commission on Cancer (CoC) is hosting a paper competition for physicians in training to foster the importance of oncologic research in support of its mission. Learn about the eligibility criteria and requirements in this announcement.

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