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Outlines the history of ACS Presidential Addresses and provides a selection of notable excerpts from the last 25 years.
J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, underscored the importance of embracing diversity as a sustainable approach to moving the surgical profession forward in his Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2020.
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, identified the key principles of success for surgeons, namely a commitment to education, dedication to paradigm-shifting science, and support for collaboration across all specialties in her Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2019.
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon), described the importance of patient-centered care and the evolving role of surgeon leaders in his Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2018.
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), describes the rewards and challenges of a surgical career in the Presidential Address she delivered at Clinical Congress 2017.
Presidential Address: Do what’s right for the patient: Franklin H. Martin and the American College of Surgeons
Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS, described the history of the College and some of its key education and quality programs in his Presidential Address delivered during Clinical Congress 2016.
J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, outlined the challenges of the second century for the surgical profession and ACS resources to meet those obstacles in his Presidential Address delivered during Clinical Congress 2015.
Presidential Address: Achieving our personal best: Back to the future of the American College of Surgeons
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), highlighted the accomplishments and the legacy of Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS, in his Presidential Address at the Convocation Ceremony during the 2014 Clinical Congress.
Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, highlighted the major forces affecting surgery today and offers guidance for shaping the future of the profession in his Presidential Address at the ACS Convocation Ceremony during the 2013 Clinical Congress.