Officers of the APDS 2017-2018
President: Paul J. Schenarts, M.D.
President-Elect: M. Timothy Nelson, M.D.
Secretary: Douglas S. Smink, M.D.
Treasurer: Benjamin Jarman, M.D.
Past President: Daniel L. Dent, M.D.
APDS Board of Directors 2017-2018
Ex Officio Members
Executive Director, American Board of Surgery, Frank Lewis, M.D. Editor, Journal of Surgical Education, Douglas S. Smink, M.D.
Representative , ACS Advisory Council on General Surgery, Thomas Vandermeer, M.D.
Chair, Residency Review Committee for Surgery, Steven Stain, M.D.
Director, Division of Education, American College of Surgeons, Ajit Sachdeva, M.D.
APDS Representative to the American Board of Surgery: John Mellinger, M.D.
APDS Governor to the ACS Board of Governors: Amy Goldberg, M.D.
Editor of the APDS Basic Science Text Book: J. Patrick O’Leary, M.D.
APDS Representative to SAGES: Robert K. Josloff, M.D.
APDS Representative to ASE: Mo Shabahang, M.D.
Chairperson, Program Committee: John Green, M.D.
President, Association of Residency Coordinators in Surgery: Darlene Norton, C-TAGME
Resident Representative: Mohammed Al Fayyadh, M.D.
Honorary Life Members
Arthur H. Aufses, Jr., M.D.
Robert Berry, M.D.
Dominic A. DeLaurentis, M.D.
Paul Friedmann, M.D.
Ward O. Griffen, Jr., M.D.
Robert E. Hermann, M.D.
Walter Pories, M.D.
John Potts, MD