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Society of Surgical Chairs

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 4, 2020, in Chicago, IL.

Women's Committee

Save the date! The SSC Women’s Committee 2020 leadership event will take place on Wednesday April 15, 2020 in Washington, D.C.

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Mentorship Program

Stay tuned for updates in the near future.

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Photos from the 2019 Annual Meeting

SSC 2019 Officers L to R:  Todd K. Rosengart, MD, FACS, President; Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS, Secretary Treasurer; Sandra L. Wong, MD, FACS, Councilperson at Large; Robert S. D. Higgins, MD, FACS, Vice President.

2019 SSC Officers

(L to R): Todd K. Rosengart, MD, FACS, President; Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS, Secretary Treasurer; Sandra L. Wong, MD, FACS, Councilperson at Large; Robert S. D. Higgins, MD, FACS, Vice President.
Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSC, Chair SSC Outreach Committee
Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSC, Chair SSC Outreach Committee
Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, FACS, SSC Past President 2016
Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, FACS, SSC Past President 2016
Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS, SSC Secretary Treasurer 2019
Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS, SSC Secretary Treasurer 2019
J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS (L) and Rebecca M. Minter, MD, FACS (R)
J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS (L) and Rebecca M. Minter, MD, FACS (R)
Martin S. Karpeh Jr., MD, FACS
Martin S. Karpeh Jr., MD, FACS
Todd K. Rosengart, MD, FACS, SSC President 2019
Todd K. Rosengart, MD, FACS, SSC President 2019
L to R (all FACS): Todd K. Rosengart; Robert S. D. Higgins; Anne C. Mosenthal; Sandra L. Wong; Sean C. Grondin; Mary T. Killackey; Gerard M. Doherty
L to R (all FACS): Todd K. Rosengart; Robert S. D. Higgins; Anne C. Mosenthal; Sandra L. Wong; Sean C. Grondin; Mary T. Killackey; Gerard M. Doherty