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Society of Surgical Chairs

SSC Women’s Committee lunch, with the UTSW Medical Center department of surgery women faculty and residents. SSC members include, from left (all MD, FACS): Seated, front row: Omaida C. Velazquez; Anne C. Mosenthal; Barbara L. Bass; Leigh A. Neumayer; Sandra L. Wong; Sharmila Dissanaike; and Nita Ahuja. Standing (all MD, FACS): Patricia L. Roberts (second from left); Dr. Killackey (back row, near center, in pink shirt); Margaret Dunn (middle row, center, in red top); Melina R. Kibbe (third from right); and Janet Tuttle-Newhall (far right).

The Society of Surgical Chairs (SSC) is an international organization comprised of chairs of departments of surgery and surgical specialty departments of medical schools, academic medical centers, and teaching hospitals of the United States and Canada. The purpose of the SSC is to advance the academic surgery missions of administration, research, teaching, and patient care. The SSC is a managed program of the American College of Surgeons.

History of the Founding of the Society of Surgical Chairmen by Jonathan E. Rhoads
Transactions & Studies of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. 1982 Jun; 4(2):87-97.

SSC Membership Directory

SSC Annual Meeting

Save the date! The SSC Annual Meeting will take place on October 27, 2019, in San Francisco, CA.

Women's Committee

Save the date! The SSC Women's Committee breakfast meeting will take place October 27, 2019, in San Francisco, CA.

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Mentorship Program

Save the date! The SSC Mentorship Meeting will take place October 27, 2019, in San Francisco, CA.

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