In This Issue
ASCRS achieves ACCME six-year Accreditation with Commendation for Third time in a row
President's Message: We will meet the challenge
San Antonio Annual Meeting draws record 1,519 physicians from 63 nations
Research Foundation “Meet the Challenge” raises $87,795 in San Antonio

Second COSATS pilot project held Sept. 22-23 at Northwestern University, Chicago

Presidential Address: Outgoing President Dr. Steven Wexner shows how global collaboration enhances patient care
11 Boards, including ABCRS, report publicly whether doctors meet MOC requirements
2012 ASCRS National Media Awards
Awards honor accomplishments, papers, presentations, posters, video
ACS/Brandeis health policy scholarship “valuable and useful experience,” Dr. Neil Hyman reports
Great Comebacks® honors Joanna Burgess, RN, Harriet Pilert, RN
ASCRS Premier Partners
ASCRS Committee Chairs, 2012-13
ASCRS welcomes new Fellows, Members, Candidates
Call for abstracts, 2013 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, April 27-May 1
Dr. James Guthrie, Past President of ASCRS Research Foundation, dies at 81
Dr. Patrick Hagihara, survivor of Hiroshima atomic attack, accomplished endoscopist, colorectal surgeon, dies at 79
Executive Council sanctions dual presentations at ASCRS, DDW
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ASCRS welcomes new Fellows, Members, Candidates

The ASCRS welcomed seven International Fellows, 46 Fellows, 59 Members, seven Allied Health professionals, and 50 Candidates to the Society during its 2012 annual business meeting.  They are:

International Fellows  

Elizabeth R Dennett MD
Giuseppe R Nigri MD
Michele Rubbini MD
Wan-Jin Shao DO

Charles Bih-Shiou Tsang MD
Stefano Valabrega MD
Arne Wibe MD
   
Fellows  
Robert P Akbari MD
Kishore V Alapati MD
Scott L Baker MD
Mala M Balakumar MD
Jennifer S Beaty MD
Marc E Brozovich MD
Sergio R Casillas-Romero MD
Lisa C Chen MD
John W Cromwell MD
Sekhar Dharmarajan MD
Robert J Dring MD
Joshua M Eberhardt MD
Michael H Fealk DO
Kelly R Finan MD
James F Fitzgerald MD
John C Fondran MD
Kelly A Garrett MD
Erik M Grossmann MD
Kerry L Hammond MD
Alan E Harzman MD
Imran Hassan MD
Claudia Hriesik MD
Christopher A Jordan MD
Adam A Klipfel MD
Lauren A Kosinski MD
Waleed L Lutfiyya MD
Anthony R MacLean MD
Omar I Madriz MD
Nell Maloney Patel MD
Pinckney J Maxwell IV MD
Keith P Meslin MD
Richard A Moore MD
Michael C Ott MD
Vivek A Patil MD
Arie E Pelta MD
Lawrence P Prabhakar MD
James H Prieto MD
Heather L Rossi MD
David Row MD
Brett E Ruffo MD
Imran Saeed MD
Christina J Seo MD
Ateet H Shah MD
John H Sun MD
Melissa L Times MD
Kimberly A Yee MD
Lisa A Zuraff-Perryman MD
   
Members  

John B Adams MD
Samir Agarwal MD
Jasim Y H S Alabbad MD
Azah A Althumairi MD
Salim Amrani MD
Joselin L Anandam MD
Chukwuma P Anyadike MD
Jason D Aston MD
Raul M Bosio MD
Antonio J Caycedo MD
Cybil R Corning MD
Joseph D DiRocco MD
Ryan C Fields MD
Susan A Garand DO
Gilberto Gonzalez MD
I Emre Gorgun MD
Shashank V Gurjar MD
Teresa C H.deBeche-Adams MD
Kristen L Halm MD
Karin M Hardiman MD
Christie Q Harp DO
Liam A Haveran DO
Dana Michelle Hayden MD
Art Hiranyakas MD
Travis Allen Holt MD
Francisco H Itriago MD
Adam H Juviler MD
Babak Katiraee MD
Marat Khaikin MD
Sergey Khaitov MD

Raman Kumar MD
Joshua E Levin MD
Rebecca A Levine MD
Bryan D Loh MD
Fabrizio Luca MD
Cedrek L McFadden MD
Maryam Mohseni MD
Melanie S Morris MD
Sayed S Nahid MD
Dat Tien Nguyen MD
Khristian A Noto MD
Lynn M O’Connor MD
Daniel A Popowich MD
Louis A Reines MD
Gustavo L Rossi MD
Marcia M Russell MD
Luis E Salinas MD
Arceu Scanavini Neto MD
Virginia O Shaffer MD
Shirley S Shih MD
Jawhar L Singha MD
Abbas H Suhail MD
Hany S Tawfik MD
Seyed Mohsen K Towliat MD
Michael A Valente DO
Shawn P Webb MD
Voravit Wongsa MD
Fia Yi MD
Andrea S Zimmern MD
   
Allied Health  

Deborah A Andris APNP MSN
Marcelle A Bullard PA
Catherine G Engibous PA
Christine M Kijek RN

Patricia A Palmer NP
Carrie A Scheuer PA, RN
Megan E Spearin PA
   
Candidates  

Nawar Alkhamesi MD
Melissa M Alvarez-Downing MD
John H Ashcraft DO
Victor H Barnica MD
Jai B Bikhchandani MD
Chad E Brashear DO
Lynn J Calcote MD
Carlos Hou Fai Chan MD
Christopher Jen-Hung Chow MD
Shola A Cole MD
Charles H Chesnut III DO
Kyle G Cologne MD
Michael S Crozier MD
Thomas R Dekoj MD
Benjamin A Delano MD
Michael G Doorly MD
Evan N Feldman MD
Leandro J Feo MD
Wolfgang B Gaertner MD
Henry R Govekar MD
Michael F Horaist MD
Katharine L Jackson MD
Angela M Johnson MD
Allen Kamrava MD
Deborah S Keller MD

Katherine W Khalifeh MD
Rebekah S Kim MD
Cindy J Kin MD
Daniel J Leberer MD
Ambar Matta MD
Helene Milot MD
Lisa J Moudgill MD
Terrah P Olsen MD
Marc C Osborne MD
James C Paugh II DO
Carrie Y Peterson MD
Samuel C Phinney MD
Sarah M Popek MD
Frances J Puleo MD
Samantha J Quade MD
Shankar R Raman MD
Tal R Raphaeli MD
Andrew T Schlussel DO
Joongho Shin MD
Matthew J Strouch MD
Ryan S Turley MD
Jacquelyn S Turner MD
Preetha Umamaheswaran MD
Sophia Subong MD
Elizabeth D Wietfeldt MD