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

Executive Staff

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, American College of Surgeons Executive Director,

Division of Advocacy and Health Policy

Frank Opelka, MD, FACS, Medical Director,
Patrick Bailey, MD, FACS, Medical Director,
Christian Shalgian, Director,

ACS Foundation

Martin H. Wojcik, Executive Director,

Convention and Meetings

Felix Niespodziewanski, Director,

Division of Education

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director,
Patrice Blair, MPH, Associate Director,

Executive Services

Jane J. Lee-Kwon, MPS, Director,

Finance and Facilities

Gay L. Vincent, CPA, Director,

Human Resources and Operations

Michelle McGovern, Director,

Division of Integrated Communications

Lynn Kahn, Director,

Information Technology

Howard Tanzman, Director,

ACS Leadership Operations

Maxine Rogers, Director,

Division of Member Services

Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS, Director,
Connie Bura, Administrative Director,

Military Health System Strategic Partnership

M. Margaret (Peggy) Knudson, MD, FACS, Medical Director,

Operation Giving Back

Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Medical Director,

Performance Improvement

Will Chapleau, RN, EMT-P, Director,

Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care

Clifford Y. Ko, MD, FACS, Director,


David P. Winchester, MD, FACS, Medical Director,

Continuous Quality Improvement

Sameera Ali, MPH, Administrative Director,


Michael Rotondo, MD, FACS, Medical Director,
Jean Clemency, Administrative Director,