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


The ACS Committee on Health Care Disparities takes the position that there is an irrefutable association between the incidence of and outcomes from a host of surgical diseases and the many barriers (real and artificial) to access to care.


L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, D.Sc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCS(SA)(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon)
Norfolk, VA

Vice Chair

Adil H. Haider, MBBS, FACS 
Boston, MA


Margaret M. Dunn, MD, FACS
Dayton, OH

Edward E. Cornwell III, MD, FACS
Washington, DC

A. Brent Eastman, MD, FACS
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Thomas F. Tracy, Jr., MD, FACS 
Providence, RI

William P. Schecter, MD, FACS
San Francisco, CA

Beth H. Sutton, MD, FACS
Wichita Falls, TX

Gary L. Timmerman, MD, FACS
Sioux Falls, SD


For questions on the ACS Committee on Health Care Disparities or to request additional information, please contact:

Lynese Kelley, Director, ACS Leadership Operations,