New England Surgical Society
New England Surgical Society

Late Summer 2018 Newsletter

Late Summer 2018 Newsletter
» President's Message
» Editor's Corner: Stumbling into Wellness?
» 2018 Annual Meeting & Preliminary Program
» Recorder's Message
» A Message from the Program Committee
» New Members Elected in 2018
» NESS Job Board
» Foundation News, including Scholars Research Grant Awardee

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President's Message
Robert J. Touloukian, MD, President NESS
Robert J. Touloukian, MD
My hope is that everyone is now actively engaged in summer activities and enjoying the pleasures of the out-of-doors that only New England offers this time of year. This alert is to bring you up to date on the New England Surgical Society's 2018 Annual Meeting, September 21-23, 2018, at the Westin Portland Harborview, in Portland, Maine, and the many highlights you will enjoy. More...

Editor's Corner: Stumbling into Wellness?
Thomas J. Miner, MD, Editor NESS
Thomas J. Miner, MD
Like so many of my friends and colleagues, I have become more interested in and receptive to improving surgeon wellness. Although I still tend to find many of the formal presentations a bit tired, as they often seem to restate sensationalized problems rather than offer meaningful solutions, I particularly appreciate some of the pearls that have been offered along the way. It has forced me to look at the man in the mirror. Wellness lessons have come from various and disparate places, some offered deliberately and some picked up by dumb luck. After more than twenty years of practice, it is with equal shares of pride and embarrassment that I must admit I have only recently stumbled on to several important personal and professional wellness tips. More...

2018 Annual Meeting & Preliminary Program

2018 Annual Meeting

Join us for the 2018 Annual Meeting, September 21-23, at the Westin Portland Harborview in Portland, Maine. An exciting program has been assembled. More...

Recorder's Message
Walter E. Longo, MD, Recorder NESS
Walter E. Longo, MD
A total of 41 papers were submitted to the Journal American College of Surgeons (JACS) from the 2017 Annual Meeting in Bretton Woods. There were 26 Podium, 7 Brief Reports and 8 Posters manuscripts submitted. 17 have been accepted of which 11 were podium, 4 Brief Reports, and 2 were posters. Our acceptance rate this year is in the order of 42%, which is improved since the 2016 meeting. More...

A Message from the Program Committee
Kari Rosenkranz, MD
Kari Rosenkranz, MD
Much to my genuine surprise, Labor Day has quickly passed us. How quickly the summer has passed. While hopefully many of us vacationed, relaxed, and enjoyed life without shoveling snow, some members of NESS and our great team at PRRI were busy dotting the "I's" and crossing the "T's" in order to prepare for our annual meeting. More...

New Members Elected in 2018
Twenty-two new members were elected into the Society since the 2017 Annual Meeting. More...

NESS Job Board
The NESS reminds you to check out its Job Board, where you will find all of the best surgery jobs in New England and beyond, in one place. More...

Foundation News, including Scholars Research Grant Awardee
The New England Surgical Scholars Foundation continues to actively support the NESS by providing funds for educational and research endeavors. During the past year, Dr. Arlet G. Kurkchubasche has served as President and Dr. Charles Salem as Secretary-Treasurer. More...