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Monday 13th October 2008 - RCSI North American Chapter of Fellows meets in San Francisco, incorporating US Book launch of ''Irish Surgeons and Surgery in the 20th Century''

13 October 2008

The North American Chapter of Fellows met in San Francisco in conjunction with the 94th American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress (ACS) on Monday, 13th October. The purpose of the Chapter Meeting is to promote and foster relationships between the College and its Fellows and Members in North America. These meetings provide social and professional networking opportunities as well as an opportunity to strengthen ties with the RCSI. Over 100 RCSI Fellows and Members live in the United States and Canada. Many of them attended this event, where they enjoyed the chance to catch up with colleagues who had travelled from Ireland and around the world.

Professor Barry O'Donnell (Past President of RCSI) launched his book 'Irish Surgeons and Surgery in the 20th Century' at the event. The book was officially launched by Professor Frank Keane, President of RCSI.



Professor Frank Keane, President of RCSI




Professor John E. Connolly, Past President ACS; Professor Frank Keane, President RCSI




Professor John E. Connolly, Professor Barry O'Donnell, Ms. Sheila Jackson, Professor Barry Trevor Jackson




Professor Gerry O'Sullivan with Fellows