2016 CSA Foundation Turcotte Award
Samantha Tarras, MD | Wayne State University
The Utility of the Measurement of Clostridium Difficile Toxin Levels and Toxin Gene Sequences in Blood Samples to Index Disease Severity: An Earlier Marker than Clinical Parameters?

2016 CSA Foundation Enrichment Award Winner
Daniel I-Hsin Chu, MD | The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Detailing The Role of the Human Gastrointestinal Microbiome in Anastomotic Healing, Leaks and Outcomes after Colorectal

Best New Member Paper Award
Daniel Eiferman, MD | The Ohio State University
Patient Safety Indicator 11 Does Not Accurately Identify Patients Who Received Poor Quality of Care

Congratulations to the CSA 2016-17 Newly Elected Officers
W. Scott Melvin, MD - President
Fred Luchette, MD - President-Elect
Timothy Pritts, MD - Treasurer
C. Max Schmidt, MD - Councilor

View select digital capture presentations from the CSA 2016 Annual Meeting here!

Presidential Address
"Adding a Little Transplant Surgery to the Central: The Nation’s First Hand Transplant"
Scott Gruber, MD, PhD, MBA

"Has ACS NSQIP Achieved its Goal of Improving Surgical Outcomes?"
Justin Dimick, MD | Karl Billimoria, MD

2016 CSA Annual Meeting Photos
View 2016 photos
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