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Louis R.M. Del Guercio, M.D., Distinguished Visiting Professorship and Research Day in Surgery



Professor emeritus Louis R.M. Del Guercio, M.D., served as chairman of the Department of Surgery for 24 years before retiring in 2000. This event was established in 2002 to commemorate Dr. DelGuercio’s distinguished leadership and pioneering research efforts throughout the course of his career.

The day-long event features a moderated poster session, podium presentations of scientific papers and a distinguished visiting professor lecture. It was created to stimulate interest and promote surgical research throughout New York Medical College and its affiliated hospitals.

Previous lectures

    December 14, 2016 - "How to Write and Thrive in Academics"
Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Professor Emeritus in the Department of Surgery,
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City

December 8, 2015 - “Practical Approaches to Definitive Reconstruction of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects”
Rifat Latifi, M.D., FACS, FICS
Professor of Surgery,
Vice Chair of International Affairs,
University of Arizona


December 18, 2013 - “Endovascular Treatment in Trauma Patients—Past, Present and Future.”
Thomas M. Scalea, M.D., FACS, FCCM
Francis X. Kelly Professor of Trauma Surgery
Director, Program in Trauma, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
System Chief for Critical Care Services, University of Maryland Medical System

  December 19, 2012 - "Pathways to Mastery”
Mark A. Malangoni, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Executive Director,
American Board of Surgery
  May 4, 2011 - “Difficult Injuries and Difficult Problems in Trauma Surgery”
Juan A. Asensio, M.D.
Professor of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 
Director of Trauma Clinical Research, Training and Community Affairs,
Director of the Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship,
Medical Director for Education and Training of the International Medicine Institute
Senior Attending Surgeon at Jackson Memorial Hospital, 
Director of the International Visiting Scholars/Research Fellowship for the Division of Trauma,
Director of the Trauma Outreach and Community Affairs Program 
  November 4, 2009 - “The Importance of Cancer Vaccines as a Fourth Modality for Cancer Therapy”
Marc K. Wallack, M.D.
Professor of Surgery,
Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery,
Chief of Surgery,
Metropolitan Hospital Center
  May 14, 2008 - “Evidence-based Rationale for Bariatric Surgery”
Eric J DeMaria, M.D.
Professor of Surgery,
Vice Chair and Chief, Network General Surgery and Director, Endosurgery/Bariatric Surgery,
Program Director for the Duke Weight Loss Surgery Program
Duke University
  May 16, 2007 - “Transformation Systems in the Role of Leaders”
Stephen V. Baron, Ed.D.
President, Transformation Systems, Ltd