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Leadership Podcasts

Interview 1 features Annesley W. Copeland, MD, FACS, and Sherry M. Wren, MD, FACS discussing their roles as members of the ACS Board of Governors. Interviewer: Heena Santry, MD, FACS

Annesley W. Copeland, MD, FACS

Annesley W. Copeland, MD, FACS

Sherry M. Wren, MD, FACS

Sherry M. Wren, MD, FACS

Heena Santry, MD, FACS

Heena Santry, MD, FACS

Interview 2 features Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, and Rebecca Britt, MD, FACS, who hold leadership roles in the Young Fellows Association (YFA) and encourage young surgeons to get involved with the group as early as they can. The YFA’s mentorship program matches members with College leaders who can assist them as they build their careers. Interviewer: Shannon Acker, MD

Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS

Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS

Rebecca Britt, MD, FACS

Rebecca Britt, MD, FACS

Shannon Acker, MD

Shannon Acker, MD

Interview 3 features Heather Logghe, MD, and Kathryn A. Hughes, MD, FACS, discussing the #ILookLikeaSurgeon campaign. The episode also addresses issues faced by female surgeons and the growing surgical community on social media. Interviewer: Shannon Acker, MD

Heather Logghe, MD

Heather Logghe, MD

Kathryn Hughes, MD, FACS

Kathryn Hughes, MD, FACS

Shannon Acker, MD

Shannon Acker, MD