Welcome to the Chicago Surgical Society!
Welcome to another year of great presentations at Chicago Surgical Society monthly meetings. We will be starting off the year with the Bevan lecture on October 13, 2016 presented by Dr. Bruce Gewertz, former CSS president, with "The Best Medicine": Leadership lessons that make a difference in your life and work. Following on November 3, 2016 we will have an event arranged by our Young Surgeon's committee. Remember to submit your resident abstracts in time for our Resident Awards at our December 8, 2016 meeting.
On January 5, 2017, we will have Peter Butler, MD; Howard B. Chrisman, MD and Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD presenting on "Different Perspectives on Changes in the Healthcare Environment". Our Great Debates will be on February 2, 2017 and our Greeley lecture on April 6, 2017. We will hear from Dr. Loretto Glynn, CSS president, on May 4, 2017 for her presidential lecture at our annual business meeting. Please mark your calendars for these dates as it's going to be an amazing year!
Next Meeting: Thursday, February 2, 2017
CHICAGO SURGICAL SOCIETY
"Laparoscopic vs. conventional repair
of unilateral inguinal hernias"
"Single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS)
vs. conventional multiport cholecystectomy"
RSVPs can be made by fax to 847-954-2367
The Society wants to thank the Cook County Alumni Foundation, Doctor James Yao, Dr Kenneth Printen and Christopher Fogarty from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their support of our Annual Resident Awards.
Annual Resident Award for Surgical Research Winner
Congratulations to Ravi Rajaram, winner of the Chicago Surgical Society Annual Resident Research Award for his paper: "Evaluation of General Surgery Patient Outcomes and Resident Exam Performance Before and after the 2011 ACGME Residency Duty Hour Reform." He presented it at the December 4th CSS meeting.
At left: Dr. Jeffrey Matthews, current president; Resident winner Ravi Rajaram, MD and Program Chair Dr. Konstantin Umanskiy
Call for New Members
Please download our membership application under Forms & Info and submit your membership application in time for consideration by the committee this year.
The purposes for which the Chicago Surgical Society is organized are to cultivate and improve the science and art of surgery and to promote education within the medical profession.
CHICAGO SURGICAL SOCIETY • P.O. Box 2432 Des Plaines, IL • 847-299-7355 • Founded 1900