American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

College Officials


President—Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS, Winston-Salem, NC
First Vice-President—Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA
Second Vice-President—Richard A. Lynn, MD, FACS, RPVI, Palm Beach, FL
Immediate Past President—J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, Winston-Salem, NC
Secretary—Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS, Salina, KS
Treasurer—Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC
Executive Director—Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Chicago, IL
Chief Financial Officer—Gay L. Vincent, CPA, Chicago, IL


(Take office October 2022)

President-Elect—E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, Powell, OH
First Vice-President-Elect—Mary E. Fallat, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY
Second Vice-President-Elect—Anne G. Rizzo, MD, FACS, Charlottesville, VA

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