New England Surgical Society
New England Surgical Society

Winter 2011 Newsletter

Winter 2011 Newsletter
» Presidentís Message
» Editorís Corner
» Notice of 2011 Annual Meeting
» Photo Highlights from Annual Meeting
» Resident Prize Awards
» New Members Listing
» Summary of Annual Business Meeting Minutes
» Report from the ACS Advisory Council for General Surgery
» Report from the American Board of Surgery
» Notice of Resident and Fellow Research Day

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Presidentís Message
James C. Hebert, MD, President NESS
James C. Hebert, MD
It is truly an honor for me to have assumed the Presidency of the New England Surgical Society at the 91st Annual meeting recently held in Saratoga Springs. Since the annual meeting, I have begun working with other leaders of the Society on a number of initiatives. I truly appreciate the opportunity that the members have bestowed upon me to serve our Society in this capacity.

Dr. Patricia Donahoe will be a tough act to follow. Through her effective leadership, the Society has advanced on a number fronts. This culminated in a very successful meeting on October 29-31 at the Saratoga Hilton Hotel in Saratoga, New York. It was reassuring to me to see such a large number of new members that were inducted into the Society this past year. Our Society continues to grow and remain healthy... More...


Editorís Corner
Bruce Leavitt
Bruce J. Leavitt, MD
I hope this winterís New England Surgical Society newsletter finds you shoveled out and cozy warm in our frosty corner of our country. I have not heard any complaints from my winter recreation activists. My snow blower has become my best outdoor appliance. Soon spring will arrive and the sap will start to run in our lovely New England maple trees. Please consider attending our 18th Annual Surgical Resident and Fellow Research Presentation Day on Friday, May 13, 2011 at the Conference Center at Harvard Medical School. It is a wonderful conference and a great way to support our surgical residents and fellows, many of whom will be future NESS members... More...

Notice of 2011 Annual Meeting
NESS Annual Meeting
The 92nd Annual Meeting Abstract Submission site is now open. Read the Instructions for Abstract Authors, and submit your abstract by the deadline of Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 11:59 PM EDT.

Photo Highlights from Annual Meeting
View photo highlights from the 2010 Annual Meeting.

Resident Prize Awards
View the recipients of the Resident and Best Poster Prize Awards from the 2010 Annual Meeting.

New Members Listing
View the names of those NESS members newly elected at the 2010 Annual Meeting.

Summary of Annual Business Meeting Minutes
Read a summary of the proceedings from the Annual Business Meeting held Sunday, October 31st, at the 2010 Annual Meeting.

Report from the ACS Advisory Council for General Surgery
Read Dr. Kristen Zarfosí Report from the October 2010 meeting of the ACS Advisory Council for General Surgery.

Report from the American Board of Surgery
Read Dr. Lenworth M. Jacobsí latest Report from the American Board of Surgery.

Notice of Resident and Fellow Research Day
This year's NESS Research Presentation Day will be held Friday, May 13, 2011, at The Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Per NESS By-Laws, attendance at the spring resident and fellow research forum meets the Societyís active participation requirement, so please consider attending the 2011 program.