Archive for July, 2020
Howard M. Snyder III, MD, FACS, a pioneer in pediatric urology and a former ACS Regent and Governor, passed away June 4 at age 76 from complications of Parkinson’s disease and COVID-19.
The ACS issued a call to action in early June declaring racism a public health crisis.
Dr. Wangensteen circa 1961
This report describes the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the ACSPA and the College as of February 2020.
The Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons pivoted their annual meeting to be a virtual event and share their lessons learned.
ACS President Valerie Rusch, MD, FACS, was Honorary Presenter. Pictured in the photo, from left, upper row: John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS, then Florida Chapter President; Dr. Rusch; Astrid Büren, MD; Thomas Schmitz-Rixen, MD, President, the German Society of Surgery; and Ernst Klar, MD, FACS, Germany Chapter Governor. Additional presentations included “FamSurg—A Program for Establishing Family-Friendly Structures in Surgery,” by Kim Honselmann, MD, University of Lübeck; and “The Male’s View,” by Jakob Izbicki, MD, FACS(Hon), University of Hamburg.