Howard University President Inducted into American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick has been inducted into American College of Surgeons (ACS) Academy of Master Surgeon Educators.Dr. Wayne A. I. FrederickDr. Wayne A. I. Frederick

The academy strives to advance and promote education across surgical specialties. It focuses on outreach to surgeon educators worldwide, with an emphasis on those from low-middle income countries.

Frederick was inducted Sep. 30 along with 63 other surgeon educators, making up the academy’s fifth cohort.

Frederick is also Howard’s distinguished Charles R. Drew Professor of Surgery and a practicing cancer surgeon at Howard University Hospital. In 2019, Diverse profiled him. 

“I am incredibly honored to become a member of the prestigious Academy of Master Surgeon Educators.” said Frederick, who recently announced that he was planning to retire in 2024. “It brings me great joy to be included in this distinguished group representing the country’s most prestigious surgeons who not only have committed to excellence in their own practice but have also dedicated themselves to mentorship and training the next generation of change makers. I am proud to call myself a member of the Academy.”