Yaffe Elected to American Surgical Association

Michael Yaffe

Michael Yaffe. Credit: Steve Boxall

Michael Yaffe, has been elected to the to the American Surgical Association (ASA) in recognition of his accomplishments in treating both injury and cancer. In addition to being the David H. Koch Professor of Science and Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering at MIT, Yaffe is also an attending surgeon and intensivist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Founded in 1880, the ASA is the oldest and most prestigious surgical organization in the U.S., and counts the nations most prominent surgeons among its membership.