New England Surgical Society
New England Surgical Society

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019 Newsletter
» President's Message
» Editor's Corner:
» Secretary's Message
» Recorder's Message
» Program Chair's Message
» Notice of 2019 Annual Meeting
» Notice of 2019 Resident and Fellow Research Presentation Day
» Foundation News, including Scholars Research Grant
» NESS Job Board
» 2019 Dues Renewal
» 2018 Annual Meeting Presentation Awards
» Summary of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting

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President's Message
Richard J. Barth, Jr., MD, President NESS
Richard J. Barth, Jr., MD

As I write this message, five days before the deadline for abstracts for our Annual Meeting, I hope that most of you are more disciplined than me. No matter how hard I try to get the results analyzed and conclusions arrived at well in advance, it always seems like I am working with my residents to get that abstract together a few days before it is due….I certainly hope that many of you are planning to submit some groundbreaking, controversial, or at least thought-provoking studies for our Program Committee to consider at our May meeting. More...

Editor's Corner:
Thomas J. Miner, MD, Editor NESS
Thomas J. Miner, MD

I would like to take this opportunity to follow up on an important message we heard Dr. Touloukian emphasize many times during his presidency: a call to promote full participation in NESS by all possible members. The promise of diversity and inclusion not only meets an obligation to membership, our profession, our patients and our respective communities, it better positions our society to flourish as we fully leverage the skills and talents of our membership. More...

Secretary's Message
James Whiting, MD
James Whiting, MD

Greetings from Portland! Spring up here, as in much of Northern New England means lengthening days, (slightly) warmer temperatures, unrealistic expectations of what April and May will be like and, of course, lots of mud. It also means Match day and the end of recruitment season. As many of you know, I am not only your secretary, but the Residency Program Director here in Maine More...

Recorder's Message
Kari Rosenkranz, MD
Kari Rosenkranz, MD

Following a great Annual Meeting in Portland, ME in 2018, NESS members submitted 41 manuscripts to JACS with 14 being accepted for publication. Many of you have contributed as authors, mentors, reviewers and critique writers. All this good work promotes the academic mission of our society and it is very much appreciated. More...

Program Chair's Message
Matthew A. Conway, MD
Matthew A. Conway, MD

As Program Chair, this year and a member of the Program Committee the past 6 years, I have been impressed with how much our yearly meeting accomplishes. It is a testament to the commitment of our members and the quality of their work. As your Program Committee, we strive to ensure that this year will not be an exception to that expectation. We encourage submission of your work and look forward to learning of the work of our members. More...

Notice of 2019 Annual Meeting

The NESS’ 2019 Annual Meeting will take place September 13-15, 2019 at the Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. More...

Notice of 2019 Resident and Fellow Research Presentation Day

The 26th Annual Surgical Resident and Fellow Research Presentation Day will take place Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Conference Center at Waltham Woods, within the Massachusetts Medical Society Headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. More...

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. Catherine A. Schneider was appointed as the Vermont representative on the Board of Directors, while Dr. Artlet G. Kurkchubasche was re-appointed as President and Dr. David McAneny was elected as Secretary-Treasurer. 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...

2019 Dues Renewal
Make sure you remain a part of this vibrant Society by renewing your dues online today! The NESS Executive Committee also strongly encourages Senior members to continue to pay their voluntary dues—especially those still in active practice. More...

2018 Annual Meeting Presentation Awards
View the recipients of the Resident and Best Poster Presentation Awards from the 2018 Annual Meeting, supported by the NESS Scholars Foundation. More...

Summary of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting
The 2018 Annual Business Meeting was held on Sunday, September 23rd in the Grand Ballroom of the Westin Portland Harborview in Portland, Maine. More...