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The Massachusetts Chapter ACS congratulates the 2018 Top Gun Competition Winners:

2018 Top Gun Competition Winners

Boston Medical Center
Pictured from left to right are Top Gun Chair, Dr. Faina Nakhlis of Brigham and Women's Hospital along with the team from Boston Medical Center Drs. Allan Stolarski, Benjamin Nelson, Olga Beresneva and mentor Dr. Brian Carmine.

Thank you to our industry partners at Applied Medical, Ethicon, Karl Storz and Olympus for their in-kind equipment support of the Top Gun Competition.

The Massachusetts Chapter ACS congratulates the 2018 Survivor Winner: Dr. Rumbidzayi Nzara (#5) of Boston Medical Center

The Survivor Game was moderated by George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD of Massachusetts General Hospital, using an audience response system accessed by attendee's smartphones. Participating programs selected one senior resident representative. Five residents were selected to participate as contestants. The audience voted participants "off the Island" using their smartphones.

The Massachusetts Chapter ACS congratulates
the 2018 Survivor Game Winner:


2018 Survivor Game Winner

2018 Survivor Game
Pictured from left to right: Drs. George Velmahos, Bryan Dieffenbach of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Erin Fitzgerald of Tufts Medical Center, Joshua S. Jolissaint of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harold Hsu of UMass Memorial Medical Center, and Rumbidzayi Nzara of Boston Medical Center.

Awards
ACS Commission on Cancer:
Dr. Pamela Lu of Brigham and Women's Hospital
Does Not Prolong Survival in Patients with Metastatic Low Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Adenocarcinomato

Dr. Pamela Lu of Brigham and Women's Hospital
Utility of Level III Axillary Node Dissection in Melanoma Patients with Palpable Axillary Lymph Node Disease

ACS Committee on Trauma:
ACS Committee on Trauma
2018 ACS Committee on Trauma Paper Award
Pictured from left to right: Dr. George Debusk, Massachusetts Committee on Trauma Liaison; recipient Je Moo Lee of Massachusetts General Hospital; and Dr. Anne C. Larkin, Chapter President.

BASIC SCIENCE POSTER:
Sarah Tracy, Boston Children's Hospital
Insights into Hematogenous Donor Cell Routing after Transamniotic Stem Cell Therapy

CLINICAL POSTER:
Pamela Lu, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Systemic Chemotherapy Does Not Prolong Survival in Patients with Metastatic Low Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Adenocarcinoma

CLINICAL ORAL:
David Harris, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Sleeve Gastrectomy Protects against Obesogenic Insults through Enhanced Energy Expenditure and Reduced Hepatic Steatosis

JOSEPH MURRAY RESIDENT RESEARCH BASIC SCIENCE ORAL:
Moshe Lapidot, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Oncogenic features of KDM4A histone demethylase in mesothelioma

In memory of Dr. Joseph E. Murray who conducted the world’s first successful organ transplant and received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1990.

SPONSOR A RESIDENT PROGRAM
MC-ACS MEMBER CONTRIBUTORS


Mitchell Bamberger
Terry Buchmiller
Adam Fields
James Frank
Peter Hopewood
Michael Jaklitsch
Pardon Kenney
Anne Larkin
Holly Mason
David McAneny
Kevin Moriarty
Faina Nakhlis
Vinod Narra
Dmitry Nepomnayshy
Rocco Ricciardi
Charles Rickert
Richard Swanson
Jacqueline Wu


Sponsors
PLATINUM
PARTNER
GOLD
PARTNERS
SILVER
PARTNERS
BRONZE
PARTNERS
LeanTaaS Argentum Medical
BD
Ethicon
ACell, Inc.
Hitachi Healthcare
Olympus


Exhibitors
ACell, Inc.
Applied Medical
BD
Becton Dickinson
Ethicon US LLC
Getinge
Gore & Associates
Hitachi Healthcare
Karl Storz Endoscopy
LeanTaaS
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Medtronic
Olympus America, Inc.
REOS Medical
Shire
Stryker Endoscopy

USS Constitution
Park
Alley
Paul Revere