New England Surgical Society
New England Surgical Society

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Summer 2020 Newsletter
» President's Message
» Editor's Corner
» Secretary's Message
» Recorder's Message
» Program Chair's Message
» The NESS 101st Annual Meeting is Going Virtual!
» New Members Elected in 2020
» Dues Renewal
» Photo Highlights from 2019 Annual Meeting
» Committee and Representative Listing
» Foundation News, including Scholars Research Grant
» NESS Job Board

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President's Message
Walter E. Longo, MD
Walter E. Longo, MD

I first want to thank all of the membership for the privilege and honor you have bestowed upon me for being the President of the New England Surgical Society. It has been an unusual Presidential tenure for me, far and beyond what I had ever expected. First, I want to thank the membership for your patience as the NESS evaluated the feasibility of hosting the 101st Annual Meeting in Newport, RI. By now you all know that the Annual Meeting will be hosted virtually in October. More...

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

“What a long strange trip it’s been.” Jerry Garcia. So much has happened since we last gathered. Everyone has been affected by current events that even would seem unbelievable if part of some dystopian novel or movie. But they are real, and, despite the words of the prognosticators we hear in the media, government, or even lurking in the OR, no one can truly predict how this will work out. More...

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

COVID-19 and the (maybe) silver lining. A message from the NESS Secretary More...

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

I am hopeful that you and yours are safe and healthy and you are finding a way toward normalcy in these challenging times. A thank you from all of us to those NESS members who have been on the frontlines of this terrible pandemic. Your patients and communities are so lucky to have you. More...

Program Chair's Message

Michael P. Vezeridis, MD

The Program Committee has developed an exciting and stimulating program for our society’s 101st Annual Meeting which will now be held virtually in October. More...

The NESS 101st Annual Meeting is Going Virtual!

The NESS 101st Annual Meeting is Going Virtual!

The NESS’ 2020 Annual Meeting will take place virtually on October 23-24, 2020. Learn more about what the virtual program will include and how to register More...

New Members Elected in 2020

Thirty-six new Active and Candidate members were elected into the Society since the 2019 Annual Meeting. More...

Dues Renewal

Make sure you remain a part of this vibrant Society; if you have not already done so, renew your dues online today by logging into the Members Only Area. There you also have the option to print a copy of your invoice and mail or fax it in with payment.

The NESS Executive Committee also strongly encourages Senior members to continue to pay their voluntary dues—especially those still in active practice.

Photo Highlights from 2019 Annual Meeting

Call for Captions

View photo highlights from the 2019 Annual Meeting. If you have a caption for any of the photos or know the names of any of the members in any of the photos in the album, please email the NESS administrative office with your caption and photo number.

Committee and Representative Listing

View 2019-2020 Committees and Representatives.

Foundation News, including Scholars Research Grant
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. Daithi S. Heffernan was appointed as the Rhode Island representative on the Board of Directors, while Dr. David McAneny was appointed as President and Dr. Rocco Orlando, III 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...