MGH Hotline 04.09.10 In General awards and honors
Douglas Mathisen, MD, chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and program director for Thoracic Surgery, recently was elected president of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons represents nearly 6,000 cardiothoracic surgeons and allied health professionals in North America and internationally. Mathisen has served with the organization as treasurer and on the board of directors since 2001.
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