Lewis M. Flint, MD, FACS, Editor-in-Chief of Selected Readings in General Surgery of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education and adjunct professor of surgery at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, received the H. Biemann Othersen, Jr., M.D., Distinguished Alumnus Award on April 25. This award is the highest alumni honor bestowed by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) department of surgery, Charleston. The Curtis P. Artz MUSC Surgical Society, a member organization that recognizes the achievements of MUSC alumni who have enhanced the surgical profession through education, research, and clinical practice, presented the award to Dr. Flint.
Dr. Flint earned his medical degree and completed his surgical internship at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, in 1966. He was surgery chief resident at MUSC from 1973 to 1974. Dr. Flint has served as president of several surgical societies, including the Society of University Surgeons, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Halsted Society, and the Southern Surgical Association. He was recognized by the American Board of Surgery as director and senior examiner and was on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Injury Grant Review Committee. He also provides his expertise to the editorial boards of the American Journal of Surgery and the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.
For more information on the Curtis P. Artz MUSC Surgical Society, view the brochure at http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/surgery/alumni/ArtzBrochure%206%2013%2012.pdf.