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It is fitting to begin an academic “blog” with my disclosures: 1) I believe life is a team sport; 2) I am grandiose in my thinking (a.k.a. ‘dream big or go home’); and 3) I believe we were all born with the ability to change lives through simple acts that begin with altruism. With those […]

2019 ASC Recap: SUS Roslyn Lecturer George Yang, MD, PhD

SUS Joel J. Roslyn Lecture: Why We Rise   2019 SUS Joel J. Roslyn Lecturer and Past President George Yang, MD, PhD, gave an inspiring and informative talk about the history of Asians in America. He described his childhood in Illinois as one of the few Asians in his suburban high school. Similar to many […]

2019 ASC Recap: Dr. Layton Rikkers-LTAA Winner

SUS 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Dr. Layton “Bing” Rikkers Introduction SUS Past President Dr. Sharon Weber, from the University of Wisconsin, introduced Dr. Layton Rikkers for the Lifetime Achievement Award. She eloquently described how Dr. Rikkers was born in a small town in Wisconsin equidistant between Madison and Green Bay. Growing up Dr. Rikkers […]

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