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Past Orations

Recent Video Archives

Scudder Oration on Trauma (1963–Present)

Oration on Trauma (1952–1962)

Oration on Fractures (1929–1953)

Recent Video Archives

2020 Scudder Oration

Gregory J. Jurkovich, MD, FACS, delivered the 2020 Scudder Oration on Trauma, “I am not comfortable with this,” at ACS Clinical Congress 2020 Virtual.

 

2019 Scudder Oration

M. Margaret Knudson MD, FACS, delivered the 2019 Scudder Oration on Trauma, “The Perfect Storm,” at Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA.

 

2017 Scudder Oration

L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, delivered the 2017 Scudder Oration on Trauma, “Trauma: Still the Cornerstone of Acute Care Surgery,” at Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA.

 

2016 Scudder Oration

Susan Briggs, MD, FACS, delivered the 2016 Scudder Oration on Trauma, “Responding to Crisis: Surgeons as Leaders in Disaster Response,” at Clinical Congress 2016 in Washington, DC.

 

2015 Scudder Oration

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, delivered the 2015 Scudder Oration on Trauma, “If Charles L. Scudder Could See Us Now,” at Clinical Congress 2015 in Chicago, IL.

 

These videos are made available courtesy ACS Division of Education.

Scudder Oration on Trauma (1963–Present)

2020—Gregory J. Jurkovich
2019—Mary (Peggy) M Knudson
2018—Thomas M. Scalea*
2017—L.D. Britt
2016—Susan M. Briggs
2015—J. Wayne Meredith
2014—C. William Schwab
2013—Ronald V. Maier
2012—Timothy C. Fabian
2011—Demetrios Demetriades
2010—David V. Feliciano
2009—A. Brent Eastman
2008—David B. Hoyt
2007—Dario Birolini
2006—Frank R. Lewis, Jr.*
2005—C. Thomas Thompson
2004—J. David Richardson
2003—Norman E. McSwain, Jr.
2002—Ernest E. Moore
2001—H. Harlan Stone*
2000—Charles E. Lucas
1999—Kenneth L. Mattox
1998—C. James Carrico
1997—H. David Root
1996—Anna M. Ledgerwood
1995—Frank L. Mitchell, Jr.
1994—J. Alex Haller, Jr.
1993—Ben Eiseman
1992—Erwin R. Thal
1991—George F. Sheldon
1990—Norman M. Rich
1989—Donald D. Trunkey
1988—Gerald W. Shaftan
1987—David S. Mulder
1986—Donald S. Gann
1985—Robert J. Freeark
1984—Basil A. Pruitt, Jr.
1983—William R. Drucker
1982—F. William Blaisdell
1981—Harold E. Kleinert
1980—Francis D. Moore
1979—John H. Davis
1978—Alexander J. Walt
1977—John A. Moncrief
1976—Fraser N. Gurd
1975—Sawnie R. Gaston
1974—Jack Wickstrom
1973—J. D. Farrington
1972—G. Tom Shires
1971—William A. Altemeier
1970—William T. Fitts, Jr.
1969—Sir Frank Holdsworth
1968—Rudolf J. Noer
1967—James K. Stack
1966—Tord Skoog
1965—Frank H. Mayfield
1964—Truman G. Blocker, Jr.
1963—Edwin F. Cave

Oration on Trauma (1952–1962)

1962—Jörg Böhler
1961—Preston A. Wade
1960—Joseph Trueta
1959—R. Arnold Griswold
1958—George J. Curry
1957—Harrison L. McLaughlin
1956—Michael L. Mason
1955—Frank B. Berry
1954—Robert H. Kennedy
1953—William L. Estes, Jr.
1952—Sumner L. Koch

Oration on Fractures (1929–1951)

1951—Sir Reginald Watson-Jones
1950—J. Huber Wagner
1949—Otto J. Hermann*
1948—Henry C. Marble*
1947—Frank D. Dickson
1946—Edwin W. Ryerson
1942–1945—War Years—no lectures
1941—Walter E. Lee
1940—Frederic W. Bancroft
1939—Fraser B. Gurd
1938—Isidore Cohn
1937—William O'Neill Sherman
1936—George E. Wilson
1935—Paul B. Magnuson
1934—Kellogg Speed
1933—W. Edward Gallie*
1932—Philip D. Wilson
1931—William Darrach
1930—Dallas B. Phemister
1929—Charles L. Scudder

*Presentation not published in print