Tag Archive for ‘In memoriam’

Dr. Russell

In memoriam: Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, remembered for his enduring contributions to the ACS

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.

C. Barber Mueller, MD, FACS, FRCSC, recognized for contributions to the ACS and academic surgery

C. Barber “Barb” Mueller, MD, FACS, FRCSC, former Second Vice-President of the ACS and the 1984 recipient of the College’s Distinguished Service Award, died February 13 in Hamilton, ON, at the age of 97.

Frank T. Padberg, Sr., MD, FACS: ACS department director, DSA recipient, and trailblazer in neurosurgery

Frank T. Padberg, Sr., MD, FACS, passed away peacefully, April 5, at age 96, surrounded by his immediate family. Dr. Padberg was the Director of Fellowship and Graduate Medical Education at the College for more than a quarter of a century and a recipient of the College’s Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. M. Gage Ochsner, co-founder of Ochsner Institute, dies at age 59

M. Gage Ochsner, MD, FACS, chief of trauma and surgical critical care at Memorial University Hospital and professor of surgery and academic chair, department of surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, GA, passed away earlier this year at age 59.

George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS: A lifetime of achievement as a scholar, surgical educator

ACS Past-President George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS, a great humanist and icon of American surgery at home and abroad, died of heart failure June 16 in Chapel Hill, NC.

Dr. Beal

John Mann Beal, MD, FACS, remembered as caring surgeon, educator, and advocate for the surgical profession

ACS Past-President John Mann Beal, MD, FACS, died June 3 in Valdosta, GA, at age 97.

C. Everett Koop, MD, FACS, former U.S. Surgeon General, renowned pediatric surgeon, and public health advocate

On February 25, America and the world lost a great humanitarian, C. Everett Koop, MD, FACS, who died peacefully at age 96 in Hanover, NH.

Leading trauma surgeon Eric R. Frykberg, MD, FACS, dies at age 62

Eric R. Frykberg, MD, FACS, an ACS Governor and leading trauma surgeon, died March 25 at the age of 62.

John P. “Jack” Lynch, former Director of the ACS Organization Department

Longtime Director of the ACS Organization Department, John P. “Jack” Lynch, passed away March 5 at age 77.

Dr. Muller, in a portrait which hangs in the lobby of the UVA Medical Center.

In memoriam: William H. Muller, Jr., ACS Past-President, surgical leader, innovator, researcher

The surgical world lost a wonderful friend and visionary when William Henry “Harry” Muller, Jr., MD, FACS, died on April 19, in Irvington, VA, at the age of 92. Dr. Muller was an important American College of Surgeons (ACS) leader, having served as Chair of the Board of Regents and as President of the College. […]

Miss Rapp in 1955

In memoriam: Marion Rapp

Marion Rapp, former ACS International Liaison, remembered

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