Executive Council

President

Edward P. Chen, M.D. ’00

Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Secretary-Treasurer

Michelle L. Li, M.D. ’04

General Surgeon
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCSF
San Francisco Surgical Associates

President (2018-19)

Madhulika Varma M.D. ’98

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of Colorectal Surgery
Maurice Galante, MD Distinguished Professor in Surgical Oncology

President (2017-18)

Shelley A. Marks, M.D. Associate Member

General Surgeon
Palo Alto Medical Foundation

President (2016-17)

Wen T. Shen, M.D., M.A. ’07

Associate Professor
Division of General Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Plastic Surgery Representative

Scott L. Hansen, M.D. – Associate Member

Professor of Plastic, Reconstructive & Orthopedic Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Member-at-Large

Jade S. Hiramoto, M.D. ’03

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Member-at-Large

Ryutaro Hirose, M.D. 97

Professor of Clinical Surgery 
Division of Transplant Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Member-at-Large

Shinjiro Hirose, M.D. ’05

Chief, Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery
UC Davis Department of Surgery

Member-at-Large

Virginia (Ginny) Litle, M.D. 97

Professor Surgery 
Boston University School of Medicine

Member-at-Large

Rita Mukhtar, M.D. ’13

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Member-at-Large

Robert W. Osorio, M.D. ’95

Chairman of the Department of Transplantation
Surgical Director of the Liver Disease and Liver Transplant Program
California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC)

Member-at-Large

Andrew A. Shelton, M.D. 96

Clinical Professor of Surgery 
Stanford University School of Medicine

Member-at-Large

Lan Vu, M.D. ’10

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Member-at-Large

Jennifer Y. Wang, M.D. ’09

Colorectal Surgeon
Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
San Francisco Medical Center

Chief Resident Representative

Hubert Luu, M.D., M.S.

Chief Resident
General Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Research Resident Representative

Yvonne Kelly, M.D.

Research Resident Fellow
General Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Research Resident Representative

Arya Zarinsefat, M.D.

Research Resident Fellow
General Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Historian

Lawrence W. Way, M.D. ’67

Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery

Executive Secretary

Laura Dissmeyer

Director of Web Development and Online Operations

Richard N. Barg, J.D., MBA

Director of Communications Web Development
UCSF Department of Surgery