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In This Issue
President's Message:
Busy Year Ahead
Minneapolis 'Get Your Rear in Gear' Event Raises $200,000
Society Extends CBS HealthWatch™ Campaign

Jagelman, Monahan Awards Honor Advocacy, Awareness Efforts

Dr. David Beck Elected ASCRS President
Presidential Address: Emotional Intelligence Critical Part of Professionalism

Dr. Patricia Roberts Honored with Mentor Award

National Media Award Winners

International Scholar Report:
Prof. James O’Riordan

Socioeconomic Update

International Scholar Report:
Dr. Martin Hübner

Society Thanks Corporate Supporters

DC&R Enjoys Another Successful Year

Vancouver to Host 2011 Meeting

Committee Chairs
Society Welcomes New Members
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Society thanks corporate supporters

ASCRS is grateful to the following companies and organizations for their generous support of the following projects and programs this year:

Abbott
Partial support of the Wednesday Symposium on Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Drugs vs Surgery.

Adolor Corporation and GlaxoSmithKline
Co-supporter of Tuesday’s Symposium on Best Practice Parameters Based on Level 1 Data and JACHO Recommendations; sponsor of a Product Theater and the Advance Registration Brochure.

American Medical Systems
Support of an unrestricted educational grant.

Amgen
Supporter of Tuesday’s Symposium on Tailored Therapy for Colorectal Cancer.

Applied Medical
Co-supporter of the Saturday Laparoscopic Colectomy Workshop; the Sunday Symposium on Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Nuts and Bolts; Monday’s ASCRS/SAGES Joint Symposium on Current State of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopy, Single Site Laparoscopy, NOTES, and Endoluminal Therapy; Monday and Tuesday's Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy: Simulation Workshop; and partial support of the Monday Symposium on Colorectal
Cancer - Optimizing Therapy.

Apollo Endosurgery
Co-supporter of the Monday ASCRS/SAGES Joint Symposium on Current State of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopy, Single Site Laparoscopy, NOTES, and Endoluminal Therapy.

Aragon Surgical
Support of a Product Theater.

BK Medical
Support of Saturday’s Anorectal and Pelvic Floor Ultrasound Hands-on Lab.

Boston Scientific
Support of a Product Theater, and partial support of the Wednesday Symposium on Endoscopy: Taking it to the Next Level.

CareFusion
Co-supporter of the Tuesday Symposium on Best Practice Parameters Based on Level 1 Data and JACHO Recommendations.

Centocor Ortho Biotech Services, Inc.
Supporter of the Wednesday Symposium on Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Drugs vs Surgery.

Cook Medical
Partial support of the Sunday Luncheon Symposium on Management of Fistula in Ano: Many Options But Which Ones Work?

Covidien
Supporter of the Saturday Dinner Symposium on Managing Complex Abdominal Wall & Pelvic Reconstruction Problems; Lead Retrieval; the October 2009 Executive Council Dinner; Internet Café; refreshment breaks; co-supporter of the Saturday Laparoscopic Colectomy Workshop; Monday's ASCRS/SAGES Joint Symposium on Current State of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopy,
Single Site Laparoscopy, NOTES, and Endoluminal Therapy; and an unrestricted grant in support of the Research Foundation’s Meet the Challenge Program.

DiagnoCure Oncology Laboratories
Supporter of a Product Theater.

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company
Sponsor of the Abstracts on Disk; “Save the Date” flyer; Hotel Key Card; Pocket Program Guide; Exhibit Aisle Markers; Banners in the convention hotel; the 2010 – 2011 Membership Directory; co-supporter of Saturday's Laparoscopic Colectomy Workshop; Sunday’s Symposium on Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Nuts and Bolts; the Sunday Young Surgeon’s Luncheon Symposium on Starting a Clinical Practice; Monday and Tuesday's Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy: Simulation Workshop; Monday's ASCRS/SAGES Joint Symposium on Current State of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopy, Single Site Laparoscopy, NOTES, and Endoluminal Therapy; the Tuesday Symposium on Hemorrhoids – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow; and an unrestricted grant in support of the Research Foundation’s Meet the Challenge Program.

Ferndale Laboratories, Inc.
Supporter of the Residents’ Reception on Tuesday.

Genentech BioOncology
Co-supporter of the Tuesday Symposium on Tailored Therapy for Colorectal Cancer.

Genomic Health, Inc.
Co-supporter of the Tuesday Symposium on Tailored Therapy for Colorectal Cancer and supporter of a Product Theater.

Genzyme Biosurgery
Unrestricted grant in support of the Research Foundation’s Meet the Challenge program.

Harry E. Bacon Foundation
Supporter of the Harry E. Bacon Lectureship on Sunday.

Intuitive Surgical
Partial support of Saturday’s Workshop on Robotics Rectal Dissection.

LifeCell™
Supporter of a Product Theater.

Medtronic, Inc.
Supporter of Tuesday’s ASCRS/GI Functional Disorders Symposium on A Comprehensive Evaluation of Pelvic Floor Disorders.

Microline Surgical, Inc.
Co-supporter of the Saturday Laparoscopic Colectomy Workshop.

Olympus
Co-supporter of the Saturday Laparoscopic Colectomy Workshop; Monday and Tuesday's Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy: Simulation Workshop; Sunday’s Symposium on Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Nuts and Bolts; and the Monday ASCRS/SAGES Joint Symposium on Current State of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopy, Single Site Laparoscopy, NOTES, and Endoluminal Therapy.

Parviz Kamangar
Supporter of the Parviz Kamangar Humanities in Surgery Lectureship on Tuesday.

Pfizer
Co-supporter of the Tuesday Symposium on Best Practice Parameters Based on Level 1 Data and JACHO Recommendations.

Research Foundation
Supporter of the Norman Nigro Research Lectureship on Sunday.

Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation
Supporter of Saturday’s morning and afternoon sessions of Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery Courses (TEM).

sanofi-aventis U.S.
Co-supporter of the Tuesday Symposium on Best Practice Parameters Based on Level 1 Data and JACHO Recommendations.

Simbionix
Co-supporter of Monday and Tuesday's Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy: Simulation Workshop.

W.L. Gore
Supporter of the belly wrap on hotel newspaper.