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The Massachusetts Chapter ACS congratulates the 2019 Top Gun Competition Winners:

2019 Top Gun Competition Winners

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Pictured from left to right is Dr. John J. Kelly, team mentor Dr. Donald R. Czerniach, Max Hazeltine, Joshua Scurlock, Edward Kim, and 2019 Top Gun Chair Neal E. Seymour

Thank you to our industry partners at Applied Medical, Ethicon, Karl Storz and Olympus for their in-kind equipment support of the Top Gun Competition.



2019 Jeopardy Group

The Massachusetts Chapter ACS congratulates the 2019 Jeopardy Team Winners:

2019 Jeopardy Winners

Thomas Ward and Jordan Secor of Massachusetts General Hospital

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Thomas Ward, Host Dr. Rocco Ricciardi, and Dr. Jordan Secor.

Participating programs were asked to send their top talent representative to the meeting. This session mirrored the traditional game show, Jeopardy. Dr. Rocco Ricciardi of Massachusetts General Hospital, our host, lead the teams through the high stakes game where teams will buzzed in and the audience participation added a special wrinkle to the event.



Awards

Commission on Cancer:
David Mahvi of Brigham and Women's Hospital for Decreased Recurrence in Sarcoma Patient-Derived Xenografts Using Paclitaxel-Eluting Polymer Films
Susanna W. L. de Geus of Boston Medical Center for Volume of Complex Cancer Operations near the Pancreas Favorably Influences Pancreaticoduodenectomy Outcomes at Low-Volume Pancreas Surgery Centers

Commission on Cancer Commission on Cancer Commission on Cancer
2019 Commission on Cancer Paper Awards.

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Peter S. Hopewood, ACS Committee on Cancer Liaison; recipients Drs. Gabriel J. Ramos-Gonzalez of Boston Children's Hospital, Praveen Sridhar of Boston University, Abha Aggarwal of Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Mallika Gopal of Boston University School of Medicine; and Dr. Anne C. Larkin, Chapter President.



Basic Science Poster:

Tammy Lo, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Blood Gene Expression Profiles Support Early Changes in Immunometabolism in Patients Following Sleeve Gastrectomy

Basic Science Poster



Clinical Poster:

Vahe Panossian, Massachusetts General Hospital
Emergency Resuscitative Thoracotomy: Outcomes and Predictors of Futility in a Nationwide Trauma Database

Clinical Poster



Clinical Oral:

Tammy Lo, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
RYGB Alters Intestinal Lipid Metabolism and Increases Portal Levels of Anti-Diabetic Phospholipids

Clinical Oral



JOSEPH MURRAY RESIDENT RESEARCH BASIC SCIENCE ORAL:

Victoria Ko, Boston Children's Hospital
Prolyl Hydroxylase Inhibition Enhances Pulmonary Growth and Function A Novel Treatment for Pulmonary Hypoplasia


In memory of Dr. Joseph E. Murray who conducted the world's first successful organ transplant and received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1990.

Joseph Murray Resident Research Basic Science Oral



SPONSOR A RESIDENT PROGRAM
MC-ACS MEMBER CONTRIBUTORS

Mitchell Bamberger
Robert Driscoll
James Frank
Peter Hopewood
Michael Jaklitsch
John Kelly
Pardon Kenney
David McAneny
Kevin Moriarty
Dmitry Nepomnayshy
Marc Rubin
Neal Seymour
Jacqueline Wu



The Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
recognizes our Industry Partners for their generous support that
contributed to the success of the 66th Annual Meeting!

PLATINUM PARTNER
ETHICON Platinum Sponsor
 
GOLD PARTNER
BD Gold Sponsor
 
SILVER PARTNERS
Storz Silver Sponsor    La Jolla Silver Sponsor
 
BRONZE PARTNER
Genentech Bronze Sponsor
Genentech Bronze Sponsor


Exhibitors

Abbott Nutrition
Aktormed
Applied Medical
BD
Ethicon US LLC
Genentech, Inc.
Gore
Hitachi Healthcare
Karl Storz Endoscopy
La Jolla Pharmaceutical
Medtronic
Medtronic Situate
Microline Surgical
Olympus America, Inc.
Pacira BioSciences, Inc.
Stryker Endoscopy
Takeda Pharmaceuticals