Past Distinguished Lecturers

 

Distinguished Lecturers of the International Society of Surgery at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress since 1992

2017
Dame Clare Marx, CBE, DL, PRCS, Ipswich, England, UK
Right for the Patient, Right for the Citizen: Professionally Led Changes in Health Care

2016
Andrew Leather, MBBS, FRCS, MS, London, England, UK
Global Surgery in 2030: Turning Vision Into Reality

2015
Koffi Herve Yangni-Angate, Lagos, Nigeria
Challenges in Open Heart Surgery in Africa: Côte – d’Ivoire Experience

2014
Meena Nathan Cherian, MD
Surgical Care in Global Health Agenda

2013
Professor Norman S. Williams
Attempts to Innovate in Coloproctology and Beyond

2012
Ari Leppaniemi, MD, PhD, Helsinki, Finland
Humanitarian Missions: Can One Surgeon Make a Difference?

2011
Eilis McGovern, Dublin, Ireland
Surgical Training and Surgical Practice: Are We Getting the Formula Right?

2010
Alberto Raul Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ethics and Errors in Surgery

2009
Lord Ara W. Darzi, London, England
Healthcare Reform in the United Kingdom

2008
Kenneth D. Boffard, Houghton, Rep. of South Africa
Defining Competence: Remuneration, Results, Rewards, and Reinvestment

2007
Michael G. Sarr, Rochester, MN
What Can the Academic Community Offer the Third-World Surgeon?

2006
Henrik Kehlet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Fast Track Surgery – From Here to Where?

2005
Jonathan L. Meakins, Oxford, England
Evidence-based Surgery: The Future?!

2004
John Wong, Hong Kong, Peoples Rep. of China
Esophageal Cancer Worldwide: Same Name, Different Disease, One Mission

2003
Jose F. Patino, Bogota, Colombia
Chaos Theory, Uncertainty, and Surgery

2002
Ainslie G. R. Sheil, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Xenotransplantation and Cloning: Facts and Future

2001
Jorge Cervantes, Mexico, DF, Mexico
Virchow’s Legacy: Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

2000
Hans G. Beger, Ulm, Germany
Pancreatic Head Resection in the New Millennium – Changing Face of Surgical Morbidity

1999
Sir Alfred Cuschieri, Dundee, Scotland
Minimal Access Therapy in the Next Millennium

1998
Sir Peter J. Morris, Oxford, England
Kidney Transplantation: A Remarkable Story in Modern Medicine

1997
Sir David Carter , Edinburgh, Scotland
Cancer of the Digestive System – Has Surgery Nothing Further to Offer?

1996
Umberto Veronesi, Milan, Italy
The Present and Future of Breast Cancer Management

1995
Hans Borst, Hannover, Germany
Aortic Dissection – A Multi-disciplinary Challenge

1994
Michael Trede, Mannheim, Germany
Progress in the Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Carcinoma

1993
John Terblanche, Cape Town, South Africa
The Changing Face of Biliary Tract Surgery in 1993

1992
Sir Roy Yorke Calne, Cambridge, England
Future Prospects in Organ Transplantation