Weissler elected Chair of American College of Surgeons' Board of Regents

Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACS, is chief of the Division of Head and Neck Oncology in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

Weissler elected Chair of American College of Surgeons' Board of Regents click to enlarge Dr. Mark Weissler

The Board of Regents formulates policy and directs the affairs of the College. It has 22 members, 21 of whom are elected by the Board of Governors for three-year terms. The 22nd Regent is the President of the College. Regents may serve three consecutive three-year terms.

The Board of Regents is assisted in its work by numerous committees, councils, and advisory groups. The major standing committees of the College include an executive committee, a central judiciary committee, and a finance committee of the Board of Regents, and a central credentials committee.

Weissler was elected at the ACS meeting in October 2014.