© 2019 Washington State Chapter, American College of Surgeons.

Past Speakers

  • 1955 - H. Prather Saunders, MD, Associate Director, ACS

  • 1956 - D. G. McQueen, MD, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • 1956 - Rocke Robertson, MD, University of British Columbia

  • 1957 - Cushman Haagensen, MD, Columbia University

  • 1958 - Ben Eiseman, MD, University of Colorado

  • 1959 - Lauren V. Ackerman, MD, Washington University

  • 1959 - Gordon McNeer, MD, Memorial Hospital, New York

  • 1959 - Franz J. Buschke, MD, University of California

  • 1959 - K. Alvin Merendino, MD, University of Washington

  • 1960 - Robert M. Zollinger, MD, Ohio State University

  • 1961 - J. Garrott Allen, MD, Stanford University

  • 1962 - Warfield M. Firor, MD, John Hopkins Medical School

  • 1963 - Oliver H. Beahrs, MD, Mayo Clinic

  • 1964 - J. Englebert Dunphy, MD, University of Oregon

  • 1965 - Herbert D. Adams, MD, Lahey Clinic

  • 1966 - William V. McDermott, Jr., MD, Harvard Medical School

  • 1967 - William H. Remine, MD, Mayo Clinic

  • 1968 - Allan D. McKenzie, MD, University of British Columbia

  • 1969 - Cornelius E. Sedgwick, MD, Lahey Clinic

  • 1970 - J. Englebert Dunphy, MD, University of California, San Francisco

  • 1971 - Robert A. Chase, MD, Stanford University

  • 1972 - John H. Foster, MD, Vanderbilt University

  • 1973 - Ben Eiseman, MD, University of Colorado

  • 1974 - Lloyd M. Nyhus, MD, University of Illinois

  • 1975 - H. William Scott, MD, Vanderbilt University

  • 1976 - John E. Jesseph, MD, Indiana University

  • 1977 - G. Rainey Williams, MD, University of Oklahoma

  • 1978 - Robert W. Jamplis, MD, Stanford University

  • 1979 - Erick W. Fonkalsrud, MD, UCLA

  • 1980 - Richard O. Kraft, MD, University of Michigan

  • 1981 - Frank G. Moody, MD, University of Utah

  • 1982 - James H. Foster, MD, University of Connecticut

  • 1983 - Martin Adson, MD, Mayo Clinic

  • 1984 - Arlie M. Mansberger, MD, Medical College of Georgia

  • 1985 - J. Roland Folse, MD, Southern Illinois University

  • 1986 - Lloyd M. Nyhus, MD, University of Illinois

  • 1987 - Donald D. Trunkey, MD, University of Oregon

  • 1988 - Leslie W. Ottinger, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

  • 1989 - Winston K. Mebust, MD, University of Kansas

  • 1990 - Erwin K. Thal, MD, Southwestern Medical School

  • 1991 - Arthur J. Donovan, MD, University of Southern California

  • 1992 - Haile T. Debas, MD, University of California, San Francisco

  • 1993 - C. Elton Cahow, MD, Yale University

  • 1993 - Barbara Kinder, MD, Yale University

  • 1994 - Marshall Orloff, MD, University of California, San Diego

  • 1995 - Charles L. Rice, MD, University of Illinois

  • 1996 - Anthony D. Whittemore, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital

  • 1997 - Ronald K. Tompkins, MD, University of California, Los Angeles

  • 1998 - Robert W. Beart, Jr., MD, University of Southern California, LA

  • 1999 - Layton F. Rikkers, MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • 2000 - Keith A. Kelly, MD, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

  • 2001 - Nancy L. Ascher, MD, University of California, San Francisco

  • 2002 - Dennis F. Bandyk, MD, University of South Florida, Tampa

  • 2003 - John G. Hunter, MD, OHSU, Portland

  • 2004 - Bruce L. Gewertz, MD, University of Chicago, IL

  • 2005 - Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

  • 2006 - John G. Hunter, MD, OHSU, Portland

  • 2006 - Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, University of Washington, Seattle

  • 2007 - David P. Jaques, MD, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

  • 2008 - John Weigelt, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

  • 2009 - Fred A. Crawford, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

  • 2009 - Ronald Maier, MD, University of Washington, Seattle

  • 2010 - John Holcomb, MD, U. of Texas Medical School of Houston

  • 2011 - David B. Hoyt, MD FACS, American College of Surgeons

  • 2012 - A. Brent Eastman, MD, FACS, American College of Surgeons

  • 2013 - Randolph Bailey, MD, Colon and Rectal Clinic of Houston

  • 2014 - Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, University of Washington

  • ​2015 - L. William Traverso, MD, St. Luke’s Clinic, Boise, ID 

  • 2016 - Ronald Maier, MD, University of Washington, Seattle

  • 2017 - Thomas Brown, MD, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle

Distinguished Guest Speakers

Cancer Speakers

  • 1989 - John A. Collins, MD Stanford University

  • 1990 - Frederick Eilber, MD University of California, LA

  • 1991 - Norman W. Thompson, MD University of Michigan

  • 1992 - H. Stephens Moseley, MD Portland, Oregon

  • 1993 - Barbara K. Kinder, MD Yale University

  • 1994 - Frederick Eilber, MD University of California, LA

  • 1995 - Alfred M. Cohen, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering, NY

  • 1996 - James Huth, MD University Texas Southwestern, Dallas

  • 1997 - Valerie Rusch, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering, NY

  • 2000 - Steven Curley, MD MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • 2001 - Steve Harms, MD University of Arkansas

  • 2003 - Frederick L. Green, MD Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte

  • 2004 - Timothy J. Yeatman, MD H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL

  • 2005 - Douglas E. Wood, MD University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • ​2005 - Renato Martins, MD, MPH University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • 2006 - Gail S. Lebovic, MD, MA The Cooper Clinic, Dallas, TX

  • 2007 - George E. Peoples, Jr., MD Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX

  • ​2007 - Anthony Sandler, MD Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

  • 2008 - Daniel Herzig, MD OHSU, Portland, OR

  • 2009 - James Herman, MD, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

  • ​2010 - Stephen Edge, MD, Rosewell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

  • 2011 - Seema Khan, MD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

  • 2012 - C. Anthony Blau, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • ​2013 - Robin McLeod, MD, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada

  • ​2014 - Mira Milas, MD, OHSU, Portland, OR

  • 2015 - Donald, Low, MD, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

  • 2016 - Mika Sinanan, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • 2017 - David Byrd, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA