American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Special Fundraising Initiatives

“I have attended a few medical conferences during my time in medical school, but Clinical Congress 2016 was by far the best experience I have had.”

Audra Reiter, fourth-year medical student, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Sponsor a Student Program

Your gift to the College of $250 per student will help ensure that medical students can continue to participate in this career-enhancing program, building both their knowledge of a surgical career and engagement with the College.

Please contact the ACS Foundation by e-mail acsfoundation@facs.org or call 312-202-5338 for more information to support this program.

National Doctors’ Day Tribute Gifts

Thank you to all mentors and those who have honored them.

Mary O. Aaland, MD, FACS, in honor of Jane M. Weaver, MD, FACS

Suresh Agarwal, MD, FACS, in honor of Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS

Suresh Agarwal, MD, FACS, in memory of Erwin F. Hirsch, MD, FACS

Nicole Baril, MD, FACS, in honor of Sherry M. Wren MD, FACS

Franklin P. Bendewald, MD, FACS, in honor of Samer G. Mattar, MBBCh, FACS, and Don J. Selzer, MD, FACS

Ruth L. Bush, MD, FACS, in honor of Richard A. Lynn, MD, FACS

Jules I. Cahan, MD, FACS, in honor of Mitchell A. Cahan, MD, FACS

David J. Carlson, MD, FACS, in memory of Ralph F. Carlson, MD, FACS

William G. Cioffi, Jr., MD, FACS, in honor of Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., MD, FACS, FCCM, MCCM

Barton M. Clements, MD, FACS, in honor of Chijen Chen, MD, FACS; W. Randall Russell, MD, FACS; Robert I. Schnall, MD; and Donald N. Tomasello, MD, FACS

Philip H. Croyle, MD, FACS, in honor of W. Gerald Rainer, MD, FACS; in memory of Gene A. Guinn, MD, FACS

Christopher J. Daly, MD, FACS, in memory of Paul A. Ebert, MD, FACS

William V. Dolan, MD, FACS, in honor of H. Harlan Stone, MD, FACS

Margaret M. Dunn, MD, FACS in honor of Sylvia M. Ramos, MD, FACS

E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, in honor of Larry C. Carey, MD, FACS

Guillermo A. Escobar, MD, FACS, in honor of Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD, FACS

Edward L. Felix, MD, FACS, in honor of Tapas K. Das Gupta, MD, FACS

Carlos A. Fernandez, MD, FACS, in honor of Vicente A. Mejia, MD, FACS

Tamara N. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD, FACS, in honor of Doruk E. Ozgediz, MD, FACS

Leslie P. Fox, MD, FACS, in honor of Terry B. Gernsheimer, MD

Jerry Goldstone, MD, FACS, in honor of Wesley S. Moore, MD, FACS, and F. William Blaisdell, MD, FACS

David E. Grambort, MD, FACS, in honor of Marshall J. Orloff, MD, FACS

Kirby R. Gross, COL MC US Army, in honor of James A. Madura, MD, FACS

K. Kristene Koontz Gugliuzza, MD, FACS, in honor of Edward E. Etheredge, MD, FACS

Brian W. Haag, MD, FACS, in honor of Frank P. Stuart, Jr., MD, FACS

Linwood R. Haith, Jr., MD, FACS, in honor of Charles E. Hartford, MD, FACS

Marc A. Hoeksema, MD, FACS, in honor of James E. Sampliner, MD, FACS, and Raphael Shing-Kwan Chung, MD, FACS

Christopher A. Jordan, MD, FACS, in memory of George R. Dunlop, MD, FACS

Rohan A. Joseph, MBBS, FACS, in honor of Brian J. Dunkin, MD, FACS, and Barbara L. Bass, MD, FACS

Mark Kuhnke, MD, FACS, in honor of J. Roland Folse, MD, FACS; in memory of David S. Sumner, MD, FACS

John B. LaLonde, MD, FACS, in memory of Harry and Della LaLonde

Richard A. Lynn, MD, FACS, in honor of William Silen, MD, FACS

John Maa, MD, FACS, in memory of Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS

Karippelil E. Mathew, MD, FACS, in honor of Magda J. H. M. Van Hoyweghen, MD, FACS

LaMar S. McGinnis, Jr., MD, FACS, in memory of Richard Smoot, MD, FACS; Harold Adams, MD, FACS; and Earl Bobo, MD, FACS

Anita Minghini, MD, FACS, and Paul Lambert, MD, in honor of L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, D.Sc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCS(SA)(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon)

Chayanin Musikasinthorn, MD, FACS, in honor of Mihae Yu, MD, FACS

David H. Perrott, MD, FACS, in honor of Leonard B. Kaban, MD, FACS

Shankar Raman, MBBS, FACS, in honor of Craig A. Reickert, MD, FACS

Danny R. Robinette, MD, FACS, in honor of Margaret M. Dunn, MD, FACS

James F. Ross, MD, FACS, in honor of Alexander F. Vajcner, FRCSC, FACS, and Rudolph G. Danzinger, FRCSC, FACS; in memory of Jaroslaw Barwinsky, FRCSC, FACS

Amy L. Rutt, DO, FACS, in honor of Robert T. Sataloff, MD, FACS

William F. Sasser, MD, FACS, in honor of Harvey W. Bender, Jr., MD; Lazar J. Greenfield, MD; Keith S. Naunheim, MD, FACS; and Robert E. Hermann, MD, FACS; in memory of Charles L. Roper, MD, FACS

Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, in honor of George D. Zuidema, MD, FACS, and R. Phillip Burns, MD, FACS

Timothy R. Shaver, MD, FACS, in memory of Colonel Juan C. d'Avis, MD, FACS

Amilu Stewart, MD, FACS, in memory of Ben Eiseman, MD, FACS

Beth H. Sutton, MD, FACS, in honor of Grady L. Hallman, MD, FACS

Diane L. Switzner, MD, FACS, in honor of Kent T. Yamaguchi, MD, FACS; in memory of Steven N. Parks, MD, FACS

Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD, FACS, in honor of Harry R. Schanzer, MD, FACS

James J. Thomasson, Jr., MD, FACS, in honor of William F. Sasser, MD, FACS

George O. Tutt, Jr., MD, FACS, in honor of Stanley W. Henson, Jr., MD, FACS

Jon A. van Heerden, MBCHB, FRCS(C), FACS, FRCS(Edin)(Hon), in honor of Michael G. Sarr, MD, FACS, and David R. Farley, MD, FACS

Glen Y. Yoshida, MD, FACS, in honor of Donald W. S. Yim, MD, FACS; in memory of Ronald C. Hamaker, MD, FACS

“A hearty Thank you to this leader in surgical education, my department chair, my mentor, and my role model.” Mark Kuhnke, MD, FACS, in honor of J. Roland Folse, MD, FACS

“Dr. Sampliner's love of surgery and his love for his residents shone brightly in each interaction I had with him. He demanded excellence and always gave us glimpses of our better selves, surgeons we could become through hard work, persistence, and compassion.” Marc A. Hoeksema, MD, FACS, in honor of James E. Sampliner, MD, FACS

“As surgical residents, we appreciated the teaching and fairness of our Chairman, Dr. LD Britt. He encouraged us to be skillful surgeons but also to be wise decision makers. Morning rounds were intense but his humor lightened the mood! His patience with medical students was exemplary. His egalitarian support was constant and appreciated. We look forward to spending time with him when we pass him on the park bench!” Anita Minghini, MD, FACS, and Paul Lambert, MD, in honor of L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, D.Sc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCS(SA)(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon)