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Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, Installed as 98th President of the American College of Surgeons

Listen to Dr. Bass's Presidential Address, The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career, following her installation as our 2017–2018 President during the Convocation Ceremony that preceded the opening of Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA, (October 22, 2017).

The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career

In her Presidential theme video, ACS President Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS (Hon.), explores the satisfactions and privileges found in the surgical profession, as well as the challenges incurred during a surgical career.

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Dr. Bass Installed

Barbara Lee Bass, a general surgeon from Houston, TX, was installed as the 98th President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the Convocation ceremony of the College. The Convocation preceded the opening of the annual ACS Clinical Congress, which is one of the largest international meetings of surgeons in the world.

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