American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons News
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In This Issue
Dr. Steven Wexner, Weston, FL, ASCRS President; Dr. Alan Thorson, Omaha, NE, President-elect
Vancouver Annual Meeting sets attendance record
Presidential Address:
Outgoing President Dr. David Back outlines value of “Choosing your Goals”
ASCRS retains AMA House of Delegates seat

High quality drives DC&R’s Impact Factor to 2.819

Results of Operative Competency Evaluation Committee’s first technical skills assessment exam “very exciting”
ASCRS awards three National Media Awards; two special media and advocacy awards
Awards honor accomplishments, papers, presentations, posters, videos
2011 International Scholar Report: Memorable ASCRS Fellowship experience will enhance delivery of colorectal surgery services in Bangladesh
2010 International Scholar Report: Fellowship experience will enhance delivery of colorectal care in Jamaica
Health policy scholarship prepared Dr. Robert Cima to take leadership role in shaping U.S. healthcare system
Society extends CBS HealthWatch™ Campaign, Participates in Final 4 “Coaches Huddle”
Great Comebacks® honors Chuck Wielgus, Heidi Cross, RN
ASCRS Premier Partners
ASCRS Committee Chairs, 2011-12
ASCRS Welcomes New Fellows, Members, Candidates
Call for abstracts, 2010 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, June 2-6
Working models of Society’s own case log system for MOC reviewed in Vancouver
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ASCRS welcomes new Fellows, Members, Candidates

The ASCRS welcomed three International Fellows, 47 Fellows, 50 Members, one Allied Health Professional, and 48 Candidates to the Society during its 2012 annual business meeting. They are:

International Fellows
Pravin Jaiprakash Gupta, MD
Wai Lun Law, MD
Shigeki Yamaguchi, MD

Fellows
Jeffrey Burton Albright, MD
Suraj P Alva, MD
Parswa Ansari, MD
Osama Bisher Atallah, MD
Glenn Thomas Ault, MD
Joshua Israel Bleier, MD
David S Bub, MD
Jeffrey Louis Butcher, MD
Ralph Elbert Butler, MD
Joseph Christopher Carmichael, MD
Bradley Jay Champagne, MD
Taehyun Philip Chung, MD
Kurt Glenn Davis, MD
Charles Andrew Eisengart, MD
Hima Ghanta, MD
Narciso Lino Gomez, MD
Steve R Hunt, MD
Peter M Kaye, MD
Ron Gerald Landmann, MD
David Wesley Larson, MD
Jonathan A Laryea, MD
James Andrew Lohan, MD
Julie Alyssa Lorber, MD
Dipen Maun, MD
Justin A Maykel, MD
Joy Lynn McCaffrey, MD
Rohini McKee, MD
Elisabeth Christine McLemore, MD
Genevieve B Melton-Meaux, MD
Nancy Morin, MD
Renee Mueller, MD
Brendan Burke Murphy, MD
Margarita Murphy, MD
Hadi Razavi Najafian, DO
Maria Alice Provost, MD
Alison June Robinson, MD
Nicolas Edward Robinson, MD
Leslie A Roth, MD
Bashar Safar, MD
Anna Serur, MD
David Bryan Stewart Sr., MD
Luca Stocchi, MD
Edward Forest Stringer IV, MD
Patricia Sylla, MD
Vassiliki Liana Tsikitis, MD
Theodoros Voloyiannis, MD
Elizabeth Collens Wick, MD

Members
Cary Barrington Aarons, MD
Adam Abodeely, MD
Faris Dawod Alaswad, PhD
Abdullah A Al Haddad, MD
Seung Hyuk Baik, MD
Anne Marie Boller, MD
Gordon Erwin Callender, MD
John M Carl III, MD
Paul Daniel Charron, MD
Gokhan Cipe, MD
Clarence E Clark, MD
Lisa Coleman Coviello, DO
Giovnna Marques da Silva, MD
Benjamin Whited Dyer, MD
Mahmoud M Elsadek, MD
Shawn Samuel Forbes, MD
Marilee L Freitas, MD
Stefan David Holubar, MD
David E K Hong, DO
Roger Weibar Hsiung, MD
Jennifer Lynn Irani, MD
Melinda K Jack, MD
Junichiro Kawamura, MD
Amit Khanna, MD
Justin Taehwan Kim, MD

Members (continued)
Thiru Venkat Lakshman, MD
Jeremy Michael Lipman, MD
Tamar Lipof, MD
Oswens Siu Hung Lo, MD
Diego Naiderman, MD
Joseph William Nunoo Mensah, MD
Vincent James Obias, MD
Seiji Ohigashi, MD
Brad David Paris, MD
Gustavo S Pereira, MD
Vitaliy Y Poylin, MD
Sowsan Rasheid, MD
Manoj J Raval, MD
Paul Felton Rider, MD
Carlos H Marques Dos Santos, MD PhD
Mukesh Sarawag, MD
Deba Sarma, MD
Jason Kimball Shellnut, MD
Paul Robert Sturrock, MD
Marco James Tomassi, MD
Wei Dong Tong, MD
Stephen Yoo, MD
Jeffrey Kendrew Zawacki, MD
Zhongqui John Zhang, MD PhD
Giovana Da Costa Zibetti, MD

Allied Health Professional
James Francis Clancy, RN

Candidates
Amer Mohamad Alame, MD
Robert Chidiebere Amajoyi, MD
Chukwuma Paul Uzoma Anyadike, MD
Vikram Attaluri, MD
Antonio Jose Caycedo, MD
Edward D Chao, MD
Haisar Eduardo Dao, MD
Sandy Hwang Fang, MD
Sean Michael Garren, MD
Leila Jane Green, MD
Yasmin Halwani, MD
Ann M Hanly, MD
Christie Q Harp, DO
John Andrew Harvin, MD
Lisa Marie Haubert, MD
Michael Lorin Hibbard, MD
Art Hiranyakas, MD
Travis Allen Holt, MD
Michael Benjamin Hopkins, MD
Jennifer Erin Hrabe, MD
Terah Christina Isaacson, MD
Edwin Robert Itenberg, DO
Christine Chen Jensen, MD
James Mark Kiely, MD
Jadd W Koury, MD
Pranat Kumar, MD
Steven Albert Lee-Kong, MD
David Paul Magner, MD
Raman S Menon, MD
Brian Matier, MD
Michael Francis McGee, MD
Lisa Atina Parry, MD
Rodolfo Pigalarga, MD
Alizah Rabin Rotramel, MD
Joseph Heng Ruan, MD
Chitra Neela Sambasivan, MD
Julian A Sanchez, MD
Mandeep S Saund, MD
Steven David Scarcliff, MD
Maja Segedi, MD
Gavin W Sigle, MD
Amalia Joanne Stefanou, MD
Gokulakkrishna Subhas, MD
Patrick Sean Sullivan, MD
Patrick S Tawadros, MD
Duc Minh Vo, MD
Leanne Jean Wood, MD
Christian Victor Zalai, MD