markertJames M. Markert, MD was elected a Fellow of the American Surgical Association (ASA) at their annual meeting in April 2013. ASA is America’s oldest and most prestigious surgical association, whose members are the world’s leading surgeons. The mission of the ASA ”is to be the premier organization for surgical science and scholarship and to provide a national forum for presenting the developing state of the art and science of general and sub-specialty surgery and the elevation of the standards of the medical/surgical profession.”