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Lecture slate to feature new ‘Masters’ program honoring past president Dr. Stanley Goldberg

A new Masters of Colorectal Surgery Lectureship making its debut at the 2010 Annual Meeting will honor 1983-84 ASCRS President Dr. Stanley M. Goldberg, FACS, HonFRACS (Aust), HonFRCS (Eng), HonAFC (Fr), HonFRCPS (Glasg), HonFRSM (Eng), HonFPCS (Phil), HonFRCS (Edin), Honoris Causa (Lleida), HonSAS (Spain), HonJSS (Japan).

Dr. Richard K. Reznick, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, will present “Restless for Change” An Ode to Stanley Goldberg MD, Sunday, May 16, 2:15 – 2:45 p.m. Dr. Reznick is McLaughlin Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto; and Vice President of Education, University Health Network.

The “Masters” program kicks off an impressive series of special lectures by noted experts in the field of colon and rectal surgery. This year’s slate of presentations includes:

Dr. Richard Reznick

Dr. Richard Reznick
 

Prof. the Lord Ara Darzi

Prof. the Lord Ara Darzi
 
Prof. Philip Quirke
Prof. Philip Quirke
  • Harry E. Bacon Lectureship: “UK Perspective on Healthcare Policy” – Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham, PC, KBE, St. Mary’s Hospital, Campus Imperial College London (Sunday, May 16, 4:30 – 5 p.m.);

  • Norman Nigro Research Lectureship: “The Surgeon: The Key to Major Improvements in Colorectal Cancer Outcomes” – Prof. Philip Quirke, Yorkshire Cancer Research Centenary Professor of Pathology, University of Leeds and Head, Section of Pathology and Tumour Biology, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, Leeds, UK (Sunday, May 16, 5 – 5:30 p.m.);

  • ASCRS Presidential Address: “The Impact of Professionalism” – Dr. James Fleshman, Professor of Surgery, Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (Monday, May 17, 11:30 a.m.);

  • Ernestine Hambrick Lectureship: “The Evolving Role of Mimimally Invasive Surgery in Rectal Cancer” – Dr. Heidi Nelson, Fred C. Anderson Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN (Tuesday, May 18, 10 – 10:30 a.m.);

  • Parviz Kamangar Humanities in Surgery Lectureship: “Striving for Competency, Compassion and Communication” – Dr. Thomas R. Russell, Adjunct Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago; Chair, American College of Surgeons Foundation Board, San Francisco, CA (Tuesday, May 18, 10:30 – 11 a.m.);

  • Joseph Mathews Oration: “Healthcare Reform: The Perspective of the American College of Surgeons” – Dr. H. Randolph Bailey, Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery; Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX (Tuesday, May 18, 11 – 11:30 a.m.).

Dr. Heidi Nelson

Dr. Heidi Nelson
 

Dr. Thomas Russell

Dr. Thomas Russell
 
Dr. H. Randolph Bailey
Dr. H. Randolph Bailey