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  • UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society Day 2019

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

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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 […]

Virginia R. Litle (’97) Becomes 72nd President of the Naffziger Society

The Naffziger Society is pleased to welcome Dr Virginia (“Ginny”) Litle as the 72nd President of the Naffziger Society. Dr. Litle is a graduate of the University of Vermont and received her medical degree from the Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine. She completed her residency in General Surgery at the University of California in San Francisco, […]

Peter A. Volpe MD, FACS, FASCRS (1936-2021)

DEBEMBER 17, 1936 – May 14, 2021 Peter Anthony Volpe was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 17, 1936. He was an enterprising boy who would make money mowing lawns, then travel by streetcar from his hometown of Worthington to downtown Columbus, where he would spend his earnings on toy trains at the popular Lazarus […]

Eric Bradley Jelin Passes Away (1978-2021)

We are saddened to announce the unexpected passing of a member of our Naffziger Society, Eric Jelin.  A native of New York City, Eric finished his general surgery residency at UCSF in 2013 and went on to pediatric surgery fellowship at Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC.  He became assistant professor of surgery at Johns […]