Grover Receives Prestigious Honor
The Frederick and Carol Grover Endowed Chair in Surgery has been established at the University of Colorado (CU) School of Medicine in honor of STS Past President Frederick L. Grover, MD and his wife Carol. Dr. Grover served as Chair of the University’s Department of Surgery from 2002 to 2012 and has been a leader in clinical outcomes measurement, clinical research, and heart and lung transplantation. He has been an STS member since 1974 and served as the Society’s President from 2006 to 2007. Joseph C. Cleveland Jr., MD, a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Heart Transplant, Ventricular Assist Device, and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Programs at CU, has been appointed the first recipient of the Chair. He has been an STS member since 2003 and is a Director-at-Large on the STS Board of Directors.