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DR. LEICHTLE (v) is clinical instructor,
trauma and acute care surgery, University
of Southern California (USC) and Los
Angeles County + USC Medical Center.
He is Chair, RAS-ACS Advocacy and Issues
Committee, and a member of the ACSPA-
SurgeonsPAC RAS Leadership Council.
DR. LIEPERT (w) is assistant professor
of surgery, University of Wisconsin,
Madison. She serves on the RAS Advocacy
and Issues Committee and is a Vice-Chair
and Past-Chair of the Advocacy and Issues
Committee. She is RAS Liaison to the ACS
Health Policy and Advocacy Council.
DR. McNALLY (x) is surgical oncologist,
St. Luke’s Health System, Kansas City, MO,
and assistant clinical professor, department
of surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas
City School of Medicine. She is a member
of the ACS General Surgery Coding
and Reimbursement Committee.
DR. MICHELASSI (y) is the Lewis Atterbury
Stimson Professor and chairman, department
of surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College;
and surgeon-in-chief, New York-Presbyterian/
Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York,
N Y. He is Chair, ACS Board of Governors.
DR. NEZGODA (z) is a second-year
fellow in vitreoretinal surgery and
clinical instructor, Shiley Eye Institute,
University of California, San Diego.
DR. OGUNLEYE (aa) is a PGY- 6 plastic
surgery resident, Medical University of
South Carolina, Charleston. He completed
his general surgery training at Harlem
Hospital/Columbia University, New
York, N Y. He is RAS Liaison to the ACS
Committee on Diversity Issues.
DR. PELLEGRINI (bb) is The Henry N.
Harkins Professor and Chair, department of
surgery, University of Washington, Seattle,
and Immediate Past-President of the ACS.
DR. PETROSKY (cc) is a PGY- 3
general surgery resident, Cleveland
Clinic, and a member of the RAS-ACS Education Committee.
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