Secretary's MessageDmitry Nepomnaysky, MD, FACS
I am delighted to provide a report on the activities of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 62nd Annual Meeting, which was held December 5, 2015 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, chaired by Dr. Vinod Narra. The annual meeting had a final attendance of 156 medical professionals, including 81 residents. I would like to thank Chapter members who sponsored a resident, and senior members who contributed to the resident research prize. I would also like to express my sincere appreciation to the 25 industry partners who contributed to the 2015 meeting with exhibit tables and sponsorships. This meeting would not be possible without your support.
The 2015 Program theme focused on debating some of the most controversial topics in surgical practice. Highlights included:
Award winners for 2015 were:
Joseph Murray Resident Research Basic Science Paper Winner
Dr. Heena Santry, the Program Chair for the 63rd Annual Meeting, has organized an exciting, comprehensive program focusing on issues surrounding surgeon wellness. The meeting will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Westin Copley Hotel in Boston. The program will include:
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