Cornell Medical College, N Y, presented the John H. Gibbon, Jr., Lecture: Evolution in Lung Cancer Care: From
Scalpels to Molecules.
•Dr. Mattox presented the Charles G. Drake History of
Surgery Lecture: Symbiotics and Serendipity in Aortic
•Piero Anversa, MF, FAHA, CCNS, professor, anesthesia and medicine, Harvard Medical School, and director, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Brigham and
Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, presented the I. S. Ravdin Lecture in the Basic and Surgical Sciences: The
Human Lung: A Self-Renewing Organ.
•David A. Rothenberger, MD, FACS, Jay Phillips Professor and Chair, department of surgery, and founder
and co-director, emerging physician leaders program,
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis,
presented the Herand Abcarian Lecture: Surviving and
Thriving As a Surgeon: What’s in Your Bag?
•Norman M. Rich, MD, FACS, DMCC, COL, MC, USA
(Ret.), founding chair and namesake of the Norman
M. Rich Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services
University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD,
presented the Excelsior Surgical Society/Edward D.
Churchill Lecture: Military Surgeons and Surgeons
in the Military.
•C. William Schwab, MD, FACS, FRCS, professor of
surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical School,
and trauma surgeon, Hospital of the University of
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, presented the Scudder
Oration on Trauma: The Winds of War.
•Barbara L. Bass, MD, FACS, John F. and Carolyn
Bookout Distinguished Endowed Chair of Surgery,
Houston Methodist Hospital, TX; director, Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation and Education, Houston; and professor of surgery, Weill Cornell
Medical College of Cornell University, New York, N Y,
presented the Olga M. Jonasson Lecture: Our Lives
As Surgeons: Finding a Sense of Place and Purpose.
•Meena N. Cherian, MD, lead, emergency and essential surgical care program, service delivery and safety
department, Health Innovation Systems, World Health
Organization, presented the Distinguished Lecture of
the International Society of Surgery: Surgical Care in
the Global Health Agenda.
•Steven Z. Pantilat, MD, FAAHPM, MHM,
professor of clinical medicine, Alan M. Kates and John M.
Burnard Endowed Chair in Palliative Care, director of
the palliative care program and Palliative Care Leadership Center, and director of the Palliative Care Quality Network, University of California, San Francisco,
presented the Ethics and Philosophy Lecture: Doctors
Do Everything: Life and Death in the ICU.
•Carolyn C. Compton, MD, PhD, FCAP, chief medical
officer of the National Biomarkers Development Alliance, member of the Biodesign Institute; chief medical
officer of the Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative, and
professor, life sciences, Arizona State University, Phoe-
Dr. Linehan presents the Martin Memorial Lecture. Dr. Meredith (right) receives the Distinguished Service Award.