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2019 ASC Recap: SUS Presidential Session Richard Bell, MD

SUS Presidential Session: Measuring Success Through Impact Meaningfulness and Impact in an Academic Surgical Career Richard H. Bell, MD As part of Dr. Tsung’s SUS Presidential Session at the ASC, Dr. Richard Bell gave a talk on Meaningfulness and Impact in an Academic Surgical Career. He described two conditions that seem necessary for impact. The […]

2019 SUS Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

SUS Announces the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Michael T. Longaker, MD, MBA, DSc (hon) FACS The Society of University Surgeons (SUS) has awarded Michael T. Longaker, MD, MBA, DSc (hon) FACS,  Deane P. and Louise Mitchell Professor, and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery, Stanford University, the 2019 SUS Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. […]

2019 ASC Recap: BJS Lecturer Silvana Perretta, MD

SUS BJS Lecture: The Future of Surgery is Flexible and Image Guided     SUS BJS Lecturer Dr. Silvana Perretta gave the lecture addressing Surgery of the Third Millenium. She described how Surgery transformed from maximally invasive to minimally invasive, and most recently to endoscopic approaches. Cholecystectomy went from an open operation to laparoscopic cholecystectomy […]

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