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Archive: Dr. Girma Tefera to receive the ACS Surgical Volunteerism Award

Girma Tefera, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery, will receive the 2011 American College of Surgeons/Pfizer, Inc Surgical Volunteerism Award for international outreach in recognition of his work improving health care delivery in Ethiopia. This award was announced in the October 2011 edition of the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons and the accompanying article details Dr.Tefera’s journey to the United States and his work in Ethiopia. He will be recognized at the annual Board of Governors’ dinner on October 25 and will speak about his work as part of a panel on surgical volunteerism on October 24 during the Clinical Congress in San Francisco.

Click here ACS_Bulletin to read more on Dr. Tefera’s international outreach.