Helen Struck is an attorney at the Habeas Corpus Resource Center, a state agency that represents indigent men and women under sentence of death in California. She will be speaking to the SF Surgical membership about California’s death penalty system, addressing the challenges presented by representing indigent persons in their capital post-conviction proceedings.
And President Andre Campbell’s invitation, Chief William Scott was our honored guest at the September 2022 meeting. He spoke about the proliferation of guns, including ghost guns, on the streets of cities around the US. The number of mass shootings has gone up around the country.
The March 23, 2022 meeting will be in person. Hopefully, we will have a good showing. Standard COVID protocols apply. We encourage members to bring guests.
Our guest speaker was
Ira J Kodner, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Professor of Surgery
Founder, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Founder, Center for the Study of Ethics and Human Values
Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine
Several new members were approved by the Executive Committee.
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
Our Society will be having in-person meetings starting July 14. President Yee is organizing a special dinner. All members should have received information from Annette on the details.