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  • Honoree's & R2's on Loupes Day Sept 21, 2022

An Enduring Commitment to Surgical & Teaching Excellence

The UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society is the alumni society of the UCSF General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Residency Program and is comprised of residents who graduated the program and associate members. Dedicated to surgical excellence, the society has long served as a forum fostering collegiality between surgeons in multiple diverse settings, from academic medicine to bustling community practices, nationally, internationally, and in the developing world.

News & Events

Lawrence W. Way MD (1933-2022)

We are deeply saddened to inform you that Lawrence W. Way MD (UCSF Naffziger 1967), Professor Emeritus of Surgery and longtime Member of the UCSF Surgery faculty passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by family. Dr. Way was one of the prime surgeons that propelled UCSF to its status as a world-class institution. He […]

ORLO H. CLARK M.D. (1941-2022)

We are profoundly saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Orlo Herrick Clark. Dr. Clark was a beloved member of the UCSF Surgery Family and an internationally renowned endocrine surgeon. He completed his general surgery residency at UCSF in 1973 and spent his entire faculty career as a member of the UCSF Department of Surgery. […]

Thomas Reed M.D. (1936-1922)

Thomas Reed, MD, (UCSF Naffziger 1971), a highly regarded retired surgeon and beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully at home in Sebastopol, California on October 9. Tom lived an extraordinary life and was surrounded by family as he succumbed to the effects of Parkinson’s disease.  Tom was born in Three Rivers, Michigan and was an […]

John Harold Hanson M. D. (1926-2022)

This is to inform you of the death of John Harold Hanson, MD, Class of 1954 at the age of 95, on September 23, 2022. He  completed the surgical residency program and was a member of the Naffziger Surgical Society and The Gold Headed Cane Society. After completing their residencies, he and his wife, Harriet […]

Set your calendars

The annual loupes ceremony is set for Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 7a-1pm. We hope you can join us in person or via zoom as we present the second year residents with their loupes, named for members of the Naffziger Society. Names of the residents and honorees will be announced soon, please check back here […]