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Effective July 1, Gerald Isenberg, MD, began a two-year term as President of the Medical Staff at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Isenberg is Director of the Surgical Undergraduate Education and Program Director of the Colorectal Fellowship Program.

Benjamin Phillips, MD, was named President of the Pennsylvania Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

In May, Charles J. Yeo, MD, was awarded the 2019 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award in Baltimore. After receiving his medical degree in 1979, Dr. Yeo completed a general surgery residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, has been elected a Member of the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™. The induction ceremony took place on Friday, October 4, 2019 in Chicago, at the American College of Surgeons.

Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 8th edition, won first prize at the British Medical Association Awards, in the ‘Surgical Specialties” category. Kudos to the many Jefferson faculty members who contributed to this 2-volume encyclopedic text book, and to the Editorin Chief, Charles J. Yeo, MD.

Ernest (Gary) Rosato, MD, has begun his term as President of the Halsted Society. He will preside over the annual meeting in Memphis, TN, in September 2020.