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DR. ARMSTRONG (a) is Surgeon General
and Secretary, Florida Department
of Health, Tallahassee. He serves on
the American College of Surgeons
(ACS) Board of Governors and the ACS
Health Policy and Advocacy Group.
DR. FANTUS (b) is vice-chairman,
department of surgery; medical director,
trauma services; and chief, section of
surgical critical care, Advocate Illinois
Masonic Medical Center. He is clinical
professor of surgery, University of Illinois
College of Medicine, Chicago, and Past-Chair, ad hoc Trauma Registry Advisory
Committee, ACS Committee on Trauma.
MS. GOKAK (c) is Quality Associate,
ACS Division of Advocacy and
Health Policy, Washington, DC.
DR. KAUPS (d) is professor of clinical
surgery and program director of the surgical
critical care fellowship, University of
California-San Francisco, Fresno, and surgical
intensive care unit director, Community
Regional Medical Center, Fresno. She
is Past-Chair, ACS Board of Governors’
Committee on Physician Competency
and Health (now the Board of Governors’
Competency and Health Workgroup).
MS. KURUSZ (e) is Practice Affairs Associate,
ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy.
DR. McBEE (f) is a general, vascular, and
thoracic surgeon in private practice at St.
Anthony Hospital in Pendleton, OR.
DR. MICHELASSI (g) 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.
*Titles and locations current at the time articles were submitted for publication.