News from the Department of Surgery
Dr. Boulos Toursarkissian, MD FACS was selected a 2006 Health Policy Scholar by the American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery Health Policy Scholar.
Dr. Toursarkissian was one of nine surgeons in this prestigious group that attended the Leadership Program in Health Policy Management at Brandeis University in Spring 2006. The scholars were selected by committees consisting of ACS Health Policy Steering Committing members and representative of the surgical specialty societies that cosponsored the scholarships. Each Health policy scholarship included participation in the weeklong intensive course, followed by a year's service as a pro tem member of the College's Health Policy Advisory Steering Committee and the equivalent body for the surgical specialty society the physician represented.