In the News Section of the Cutting Edge, we highlight some of the professional and personal updates on AAST members.
- Congratulations to Dr. Ronald V. Maier on completing his presidency of the American Surgical Association and for delivering the presidential address entitled “Our Calling” at ASA’s 138th annual meeting. The address provided practical steps to enhance diversity and highlight the power of mentorship.
- The annual keynote lecture at the Connecticut Annual Trauma Conference was named the Lenworth Jacobs lecture in honor of Dr. Jacobs’s dedication to improving trauma care.
- Congratulations to Dr. Marie Crandall for being elected as a fellow of the American Surgical Association.
- Congratulations to the AAST members whose leadership positions were confirmed at the 50th annual meeting of the American Burn Association: Dr. Steven Wolf (President), Dr. William G. Cioffi (President Elect), Dr. Leopoldo C. Cancio (Secretary), and Dr. Charles Yowler (Treasurer).
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