The Dr. Arno A. Roscher Annual Endowed Lecture

From his time of acceptance as a Fellow in 1968, Dr. Arno A. Roscher became extremely active on both the national and international level. He has served on various committees throughout the years and has also served as President and Regent of the California State Chapter of ICS. He has also been a Vice President and Representative at Large of the US Section and has served as an ICS World Vice President & Governor. In 2004, Dr. Roscher was awarded an Honorary Fellowship in the College for his life-long commitment to its mission and goals. Dr. Roscher established the Endowed Lecture at the end of 2008 with a generous contribution of $100,000. Following are the highly respected individuals who have been honored with the opportunity to present this esteemed lecture.

Friday, May 29, 2009 - Montreal, Canada
Harold P. Freeman, MD, President and Founder of Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention in New York, Founder, Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute, Senior Advisor to Director of National Cancer Institute, Director of NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, Surgeon Oncologist, New York, New York
The Origin and Evolution of Patient Navigation: A Strategy to Reduce Health Disparities
Friday, May 7, 2010 - Denver, Colorado

Guilherme V. Silva, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Stem Cell Center, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX
Stem Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Saturday, June 11, 2011 - Portland, Oregon

Ira A. Shulman, MD, Professor of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Director of Laboratories, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Transfusion Services, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, Los Angeles, California
Critical Bleeding and Coagulopathy Following Trauma; Implications for Blood Product and Coagulation Factor Replacement Therapy
Friday, June 8, 2012 - Atlanta, Georgia

Wayne W. Grody, MD, PhD, Professor, Divisions of Medical Genetics and Molecular Pathology, Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, and Human Genetics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
From Double Helix to Whole-Genome Sequencing: Molecular Genetic Testing in the Age of Personalized Medicine and Surgery
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - Jacksonville, Florida
Richard J. Cote, MD, FRCPath, FCAP; University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Professor and Joseph R. Coulter Jr. Chair, Department of Pathology Chief of Pathology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Director, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute, Miami, Florida
Dissecting Molecular Pathways In Bladder Cancer: A Rational Approach to Prognostic Profiling and Target Discovery
Friday, June 13, 2014 - Memphis, Tennessee

Clive Taylor, MD, Professor and Past Chairman of the Department of Pathology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
The Need for a New ‘Gold Standard’ in Cancer Diagnosis: the Role of Immunohistochemistry

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - Annapolis, Maryland
Ara Tilkian, MD
, Director of Cardiology, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, California
Takotsubo-Stress Cardiomyopathy

Friday, June 17, 2016 - Troy, Michigan
Jonathan Epstein, MD,
Executive Vice Dean and Chief Scientific Officer, William Wikoff Smith Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Regenerating the Broken Heart: Hope or Hype?

Friday, June 16, 2017 - Seattle, Washington
Daniel Rader, MD, Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine; Chair, Department of Genetics; Chief, Divisions of Human Genetics, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics; Perelman School of Medicine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Genomic Medicine: Its Time Has Arrived

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - Chicago, Illinois
Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran, MD
, Professor of Medicine and Pathology at USC, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Therapeutic Misadventures
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - Farmington, Pennsylvania
Ara Tilkian, MD, Director of Cardiology, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, CA
How to Slow, Stop or Reverse the Aging Process

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tobias D. Raabe, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Genetics, Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania​​​​​​​
Stem Cell Therapies: Facts or Fiction?
Friday, May 5, 2023 - San Antonio, Texas

Ryan Bayley, MD, Founder and Chief Executive Coach, Bayley Coaching Solutions, Assoc. Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Duke University; Emergency Physician, Wake Emergency Physicians (WEPPA); EMS Medical Director, Granville County, Chapel Hill, NC
How Good Physicians Find Themselves in Bad Situations 

Saturday, April 27, 2024 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rocco Orlando, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Hartford Health Care; Professor of Surgery, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
Artificial Intelligence in Surgery: Ensuring the Promise and Managing the Risks

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