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Codman Memorial Headstone

The American College of Surgeons expresses our deep gratitude to our donors for their assistance in securing a memorial headstone for Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS, an icon in American surgery, whose ideas have contributed to the framework for surgical quality improvement in the United States.

  • The Joint Commission
  • Massachusetts General Physicians Organization
  • American Shoulder & Elbow Society
  • American Hospital Association
  • West Virginia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons


Codman Memorial Headstone

Read: Nearly 74 Years After His Death, a Headstone is Placed in Cambridge to Memorialize Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS