Distinguished Lectureships

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Code Status: Cruelty or Kindness?

Piroska Kopar, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, Assistant Professor
Center for Humanism and Ethics in Surgical Specialties, Director
St. Louis, MO

Introduction: John Griffin, MD

Memorial Lectureship Honoring David Margolin, MD
The Doctor Who Failed: An Anthology of Personal Experiences

Steven Shackford, MD
Professor and Chairman Emeritus
University of Vermont College of Medicine
San Diego, CA

Introduction: Charles Whitlow, MD

Alverdy-Photo-June-2019_2-(1).jpgNorman D. Nigro, MD, Research Lectureship
The History and Future of Infection Prevention Following Colorectal Surgery:
SSIs, Leaks and Beyond

John C. Alverdy, MD
Sarah and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Surgery
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Introduction: Gregory D. Kennedy, MD, PhD

Special Lecture
Leadership in Turbulent Times

Tracy L. Hull, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Introduction: Neil H. Hyman, MD

Masters in Colorectal Surgery Lectureship Honoring Robert D. Fry, MD
Robert D. Fry: A Legacy of Education and Mentorship and Colorectal Surgery

Najjia Mahmoud, MD
Professor of Surgery University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Introduction: Joshua Bleier, MD

Ernestine Hambrick, MD, Lectureship

Understanding the Business of Healthcare: When to Say YES

Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, MBA, FRCSC
Chief Executive Officer, The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Introduction: Elizabeth Wick, MD


Presidential Address

The Curmudgeon and the Categorical Imperative

Neil H. Hyman, MD
Professor of Surgery
Section Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Introduction: Peter Cataldo, MD

Harry E. Bacon, MD, Lectureship
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: Reflections From a Surgeon’s Journey

Maher Abbas, MD
Professor of Surgery Dubai Colorectal Clinic
United Arab Emirates

Introduction: Thomas Read, MD