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Nominations for Board of Regents, Officers-Elect due February 23


The American College of Surgeons (ACS) 2018 Nominating Committee of the Fellows (NCF) and the Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors (NCBG) will be selecting nominees for leadership positions in the College.

The 2018 NCF will select nominees for the three Officer-Elect positions of the ACS:

• President-Elect

• First Vice-President-Elect

• Second Vice-President-Elect

The 2018 NCBG will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents to be filled at Clinical Congress 2018. Nominations are open to surgeons of all specialties, but particular consideration will be given this nomination cycle to those in the following specialties:

• Burn and critical care surgery

• Gastrointestinal surgery

• General surgery

• Surgical oncology

• Transplantation

• Trauma

• Vascular surgery

For information only, the members of the Board of Regents who will be considered for reelection in 2018 are (all MD, FACS) John L. D. Atkinson, James C. Denneny III, Timothy J. Eberlein, Henri R. Ford, Enrique Hernandez, L. Scott Levin, Linda Phillips, Anton A. Sidawy, Beth H. Sutton, and Steven D. Wexner.

Visit the Bulletin website at for a list of criteria for each nominating committee, as well as further details on how to submit a nomination and the nomination process. The deadline for submitting nominations is February 23, 2018.

Nominations may be submitted to If you have any questions, contact Emily Kalata, Staff Liaison for the NCF and NCBG, at 312-202-5360 or

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