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SSC Membership DirectoryThe 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 cultivate and enhance academic surgery. The SSC is a managed program of the American College of Surgeons.

2017 Annual Meeting

The Society of Surgical Chairs Annual Meeting took place Sunday, October 22, 2017, in San Diego. We have compiled the presentations for you to download at your convenience.

2017 Annual Meeting Presentations
2016 Annual Meeting Presentations

Women's Committee

Save the Date! The SSC Women's Committee spring leadership event will take place on Wednesday April 18, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Mentorship Program

The 2017 SSC Mentorship Meeting took place on Sunday October 22 in San Diego, CA.

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Photos from the 2017 Annual Meeting

2017 and 2018 SSC Officers (L to R): Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS; Todd K. Rosengart, MD, FACS; Diana L. Farmer, MD, FACS; Kelly M. McMasters, MD, FACS; Robert S. G. Higgins, MD, FACS

2017 and 2018 SSC Officers

(L to R): Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS; Todd K. Rosengart, MD, FACS; Diana L. Farmer, MD, FACS; Kelly M. McMasters, MD, FACS; Robert S. G. Higgins, MD, FACS
SSC members
SSC Members
Kelly M. McMasters, MD, FACS, 2018 SSC President
Kelly M. McMasters, MD, FACS, 2018 SSC President
(L to R): Rifat Latifi, MD, FACS, FICS; Nabil A. Atweh, MD, FACS; Michael Gerard Caty, MD, MMM, FACS; Robert Craig Batson, MD, FACS
(L to R): Rifat Latifi, MD FACS FICS; Nabil A. Atweh, MD FACS; Michael Gerard Caty, MD MMM FACS; Robert Craig Batson, MD FACS
(L to R): Drs. Patricia L. Turner, J. David Richardson, Anne C. Mosenthal
Drs. Patricia L. Turner, J. David Richardson, Anne C. Mosenthal: L to R
E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, SSC Past-President 2012
E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, SSC Past-President 2012
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, SSC Past-President 2010
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, SSC Past-President 2010