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Residency and fellowship graduate E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, has been elected president of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for 2021

Dr. Ellison currently serves as a professor emeritus of Surgery.

Congratulations to Ohio State Emergency Medicine professor Howard Werman, MD, ’84 Res, on receiving the Jack B. Liberator Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Dr. Werman received the award at the Ohio Department of Public Safety EMS Star of Life Event. 

Congratulations to Carmen Quatman, MD, ’16 Res, Vidya Raman, MD, and Meredith Lind, ’02 MD, on being selected for The Executive Leadership in Health Care program. 

The program is a year-long fellowship intended for women in mid-career to senior-level positions in the U.S. and Canadian health systems. All three of these alumni are current professors in the College of Medicine. 

William B. Farrar, MD, an Ohio State residency graduate and current CEO of The James Cancer Center, has announced his plans to retire. 

Dr. Farrar served nearly five decades as a surgical oncologist and plans to retire, effective in July of this year. Read more. 

Residency graduate Doreen Agnese, MD, has been named chief of staff-elect at the Ohio State James Cancer Center. 

Dr. Agnese is a clinical professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Agnese will serve as a liaison between the hospital and its medical staff and as a chair of the bylaws committee. Read more (internal-access only) 

Fellowship graduate Floor Backes has been elected as a board member for the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO).

Dr. Backes is also a professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at The Ohio State University.

Residency and fellowship graduate E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, has been elected president of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for 2021.

Dr. Ellison currently serves as a professor emeritus of Surgery.

Jonathan Goike, MD, ‘16 Res, has been awarded the Office of Graduate medical Education’s Excellence in Teaching Award.

Dr. Goike is currently an assistant clinical professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.