EAST/American College of Surgeons Executive Leadership Scholarship

EAST and the American College of Surgeons are pleased to announce a shared scholarship open to members in good standing of EAST and the American College of Surgeons.  

This scholarship supports attendance and participation in the "Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management,"  held annually in June at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.

EAST recognizes the Dorothy K. Commanday Foundation for supporting this scholarship.


Applications for the 2021 program are closed. The application deadline was March 17, 2021.   The 2021 program will be held June 6-12, 2021. 


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Summary Reports from Scholarship Recipients

Dr. Bryce Robinson - 2019 Scholarship Recipient -  Preliminary Report
Dr. Catherine Velopulos - 2018 Scholarship Recipient
Dr. Tanya L. Zakrison - 2017 Scholarship Recipient
 Dr. Alexander Eastman - 2016 Scholarship Recipient
Dr. Michelle Brownstein - 2015 Scholarship Recipient
Dr. Jason Smith - 2014 Scholarship Recipient
Dr. Marie L. Crandall - 2013 Scholarship Recipient
Dr. Elliott Haut - 2011 Scholarship Recipient

Scholarship Recipients

2021 - Angela M. Ingraham, MD, MS
2020 - Due to COVID-19 the program was not held
2019 - Bryce RH Robinson, MD, MS
2018 - Catherine Velopulos, MD, MHS
2017 - Tanya L. Zakrison, MD, MPH
2016 - Alexander Eastman, MD, MPH
2015 - Michelle Brownstein, MD
2014 - Jason W. Smith, MD, PhD
2013 - Marie L. Crandall, MD, MPH
2012 - John J. Como, MD, MPH
2011 - Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD
2010 - A. Britton Christmas, MD