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GSM Surgeons Among First in the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

educationUT Graduate School of Medicine Surgery faculty Mitchell Goldman, MD, Professor and former Chair; Brian Daley, MD, Professor and Residency Program Director; and James Lewis, MD, Professor and Associate Residency Program Director, were among the first of 91 surgeons from 7 countries selected to join the America College of Surgeons (ACS) Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. The induction ceremony was held in October in Chicago.

Developed under the auspices of the ACS Division of Education, the Academy recognizes surgeon educators who have devoted their careers to surgical education. Individuals are selected as Members or Associate Members following stringent peer review. The Academy’s mission is to play a leadership role in advancing the science and practice of education across all surgical specialties. Academy membership carries an obligation for commitment to the Academy’s goals, which are to identify, recognize, and recruit innovators and thought leaders committed to advancing lifelong surgical education; translate innovation into actions; offer mentorship to surgeon educators; foster exchange of creative ideas; disseminate advances in surgical education; and positively impact the quality of surgical care and patient safety. 

Pictured L-R: Dr. Mitchell Goldman and Dr. James Lewis

Posted January 10, 2018


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