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

Named Lectures

Clinical Congress featured 11 Named Lectures, starting with the Martin Memorial Lecture following the Opening Ceremony.

Monday, October 22

Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD

NL01 | 9:00–9:30 am

Martin Memorial Lecture: NIH: The National Institutes of Hope

Presiding Officer: Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCS Ed(Hon), Seattle, WA
Lecturer: Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, Bethesda, MD


Richard A. Jonas, MB, BS, FACS

NL02 | 9:45–10:45 am

John H. Gibbon, Jr., Lecture: Early Hospital Mortality: A Misleading Metric for Quality Assurance in the New Era of Hybrid Palliation of Congenital Heart Disease

Presiding Officer and Introducer: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA
Lecturer: Richard A. Jonas, MB, BS, FACS, Washington, DC


Atul A. Gawande, MD, MPH, FACS

NL03 | 2:30–3:30 pm

Charles G. Drake History of Surgery Lecture: Slow Ideas: Scaling Surgery

Presiding Officer and Introducer: William C. Welch, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Lecturer: Atul A. Gawande, MD, MPH, FACS, Boston, MA


John J. Fung, MD, PhD, FACS, FAASLD

NL04 | 4:15–5:00 pm

I.S. Ravdin Lecture in the Basic and Surgical Sciences: Suppressing the Immune System: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Presiding Officer and Introducer: Amy L. Halverson, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Chicago, IL
Lecturer: John J. Fung, MD, PhD, FACS, FAASLD, Chicago, IL


Tuesday, October 23

Zane Cohen, MD, FACS, FRCS(C)

NL05 | 8:00–9:00 am

Herand Abcarian Lecture: Privilege and Responsibility: A 20-Year Journey

Presiding Officer and Introducer: David E. Beck, MD, FACS, FASCRS, New Orleans, LA
Lecturer: Zane Cohen, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), Toronto, ON


Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS

NL06 | 9:45–10:45 am

Excelsior Surgical Society/Edward D. Churchill Lecture: Civilian and Military Trauma: Training to Successfully Intervene and Save Lives

Presiding Officer and Introducer: Col. Stacy A. Shackelford, MD, FACS, USAF, MC, San Antonio, TX
Lecturer: Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA


Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS, MCCM

NL07 | 12:45–1:30 pm

Scudder Oration on Trauma: Homeward Bound

Presiding Officer and Introducer: Eileen M. Bulger, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
Lecturer: Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS, MCCM, Baltimore, MD


Joan Y. Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA

NL08 | 2:30–3:30 pm

Olga M. Jonasson Lecture: A Path toward Diversity, Inclusion, and Excellence

Presiding Officer and Introducer: Susan E. Pories, MD, FACS, Cambridge, MA
Lecturer: Joan Y. Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, Boston, MA


Wednesday, October 24

Jacques Marescaux, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), FJSES(Hon), FASA(Hon)

NL09 | 8:00–9:00 am

Distinguished Lecture of the International Society of Surgery: Computer-Assisted Technologies: The Magic Wand of Surgery

Presiding Officer and Introducer: Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, FACS, Chicago, IL
Lecturer: Jacques Marescaux, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), FJSES(Hon), FASA(Hon), Strasbourg, France


Michael E. Porter, PhD

NL10 | 9:45–10:45 am

John J. Conley Ethics and Philosophy Lecture: Value-Based Health Care Delivery: The Strategic Agenda

Presiding Officer and Introducer: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng (Hon), Los Angeles, CA
Lecturer: Michael E. Porter, PhD, Boston, MA


Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS

NL11 | 12:45–1:45 pm

Commission on Cancer Oncology Lecture: Microbes and Cancer: A Missing Link

Presiding Officer and Introducer: David P. Winchester, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL
Lecturer: Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS, Rochester, MN