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Dr. Mika Sinanan Elected ACS Secretary to Board of Governors

Dr. Mika SinananNovember 18, 2019

Dr. Mika Sinanan, Professor, Division of General Surgery, was elected Secretary to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Governors in October 2019.

Dr. Sinanan expresses, “In the role of Secretary to the Board of Governors, I’m very honored to serve on the Executive Committee. I look forward to representing the Governors’ perspective and sharing back with them the strategic and financial priorities of the ACS.”

“Dr. Mika Sinanan has been an influential leader in UW Medicine and nationally,” said Dr. Douglas Wood, The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair. “He led our physicians organization as President of University of Washington Physicians, and he has served in leadership positions in our state and regional organizations.  With a long commitment to advocacy and physician engagement in health care policy, Dr. Sinanan serves as the American College of Surgeons Pillar Lead for Advocacy and Health Policy. His election to the prominent position of Secretary of the ACS Board of Governors is recognition of his national leadership, and affords him major influence in the direction of the American College of Surgeons.”