Dr. Stanley Goldberg Presidential Address 1984

Dr. Stanley Goldberg Presidential Address 1984 | ASCRS

Looking first at some of the key factors in the progress of colon and rectal surgery during the last 35 years. AIthough Orwell's predictions for the years spanning 1949 to 1984 were ones of gloom, those years contained many positive developments for colon and rectal surgery. A review of the past, stimulated by Orwell's predictions, compels us also to forecast the future and to predict what the next 35 years will hold. Where will the specialty of colon and rectal surgery be in the year 2019 and what will make it strong?