Northwestern Pennsylvania Chapter: November 28, 2018, networking event for ACS members in the
region. Paul Malaspina, MD, FACS, Northwestern Pennsylvania ACS Governor (above, sixth from left),
gave a brief update on ACS activities and encouraged attendees to get involved with the local chapter.
Louisiana Chapter (LA-ACS): Gazi Zibari, MD, FACS, is the 2019
recipient of the LA-ACS Charles Lester Black Humanitarian
Award, which recognizes an LA-ACS member who has
dedicated a significant amount of time to humanitarian
medical outreach activity and capacity building abroad.
Connecticut Chapter: Chapter leaders
testified at the State Capitol on
charging trauma activation fees.
Photo (from left): Alan Meinke, MD,
FACS, Chapter President; Ronald Gross,
MD, FACS; David Shapiro, MD, MCHM,
FACS, Chapter Treasurer; Kathleen
LaVorgna, MD, FACS, Chapter Governor-at-Large; and Gary Kaml, MD, FACS.
APR 2019 BULLETIN American College of Surgeons