Presentations were given by Edward Laws, Chairman of the Board of Regents, The current President of the ACS, R. Scott Jones, and J. Patrick O'Leary, Chairman of the Board of Governors.
1. Announced that R. Scott Jones
will assume the Chair for the Office of Evidence based Surgery.
R. Scott Jones, President of the ACS, described his new position as Chairman of the Division of Research and Optimal Surgical Care.
described two clinical trials on non-cancer topics, concerning hernia repairs.