Dr. Andre Campbell Begins His Presidency.

Dr. Andre Campbell began his Presidency of the San Francisco Surgical at the October 2021 meeting. He took over from Dr. Laurence Yee. Our guest speaker was Ira J Kodner, MD, FACS, FASCRSProfessor of SurgeryFounder, Section of Colon and Rectal SurgeryFounder, Center for the Study of Ethics and Human ValuesWashington University in St Louis School of Medicine Several […]

San Francisco Surgical Reopening Meeting

President Laurence Yee and Annette Bronstein re-initiated in-person meetings by organizing the July meeting at One Market in San Francisco. There was a strong turn-out with everyone excited to be meeting in person again. New Officers were announced. President: Andre Campbell, UCSF Vice President: Harish Mhanty, CPMC Councilor: Rita Kwan-Feinberg, East Bay, Private Practice

Applications for New Membership

It is time to solicit applications for membership in the Society.  If you wish to sponsor a candidate, please fill out the application found here. Applicants must have graduated from medical school at least 10 years ago. The complete application should include:1) The completed application.2) The candidate’s CV.3) A passport-sized picture of the applicant.4) Two letters of […]

Society Bylaws Updated

At the November 11, 2020 meeting, the Society members voted to amend the San Francisco Surgical Constitution and Bylaws in recognition of the importance of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in our society. The Society’s Mission was restated to emphasize that our members should reflect the “cultural, ethnic, and gender identities of the diverse population […]

Dr. Laurence Yee becomes the new President of the San Francisco Surgical

Dr. Yee , Sutter Health, took over the office of President for the San Francisco Surgical. In addition, the other leadership positions have been filled with the following individuals. Vice President: Insoo Suh, UCSF Secretary-Treasurer:  Jessica E. Gosnell New and current Councillors include: Venita Chandra, M.D. Samuel C. Schecter,M.D Stephanie C. Lin, M.D Kenneth C. […]

Entrenched Injustices

Dear Members, To say we are living in troubling times would be misleading and an understatement.  A veneer has been ripped off by the availability of cell phone videos revealing the killings of black men and the disparate impact of COVID-19 on communities around the country. The veneer, for many of us, had covered a […]