New England Surgical Society
New England Surgical Society

Late Winter 2017 Newsletter

Late Winter 2017 Newsletter
» President's Message
» Editorís Corner: Are There Safe Spaces in Surgery?
» Recordersí Message
» Notice of 2017 Annual Meeting and Call for Abstracts
» Notice of 2017 Resident and Fellow Research Presentation Day
» Foundation News, including Scholars Research Grant
» NESS Job Board
» 2017 Dues Renewal
» Photo Highlights from 2016 Annual Meeting
» 2016 Annual Meeting Presentation Awards
» Summary of the 2016 Annual Business Meeting

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Foundation News, including Scholars Research Grant

The purpose of the New England Surgical Scholars Foundation is to provide educational and research support for the NESS. During the past year, Dr. Ronald F. Martin was appointed as the Maine representative on the Board of Directors, while Dr. Artlet G. Kurkchubasche was appointed as President; Dr. Charles H. Salem will continue to serve as Secretary-Treasurer.

During fiscal year 2016, members contributed $29,805 to the Foundation, which includes $9,400 to the unrestricted Centennial Fund that was established to honor the NESSí 100th Anniversary. That Centennial Fund is still open and accepting donations. The organization has a number of financial obligations that have increased over time, and ongoing donations from the NESS membership are needed. Cumulative contributions are listed in the annual meeting program booklet, and members who have contributed since last yearís meeting are further recognized by an assembly ribbon and by on-site signage.

The Foundation is now funding 2 concurrent Scholars Research grants: one a first-year grant ($10,000), and the other a second-year grant ($10,000). Further financial support is provided for the:

Members may donate by credit card via the Members Only Area; to donate by check (or to donate with credit card by mail), please download the Contribution Form.

The NESS Scholars Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 corporation organized to provide financial support to enhance the clinical and educational opportunities of the membership of NESS in their efforts to strengthen the discipline of surgery in New England.