Grand Rounds : Archive, 2003-2013

Dr. L. D. Britt

Dr. L. D. Britt, a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, is the Brickhouse Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is the author of over 160 scientific publications. In addition to being a reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, he serves on numerous editorial boards, including, the Annals of Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the American Journal of Surgery, Surgery, the Journal of Trauma, Shock, Current Surgery, the American Surgeon and others. Dr. Britt, a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, is the recipient of the nation’s highest teaching award in medicine – the Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Award, which is given by the AAMC in conjunction with AOA. He was recently honored by the Association of Surgical Education with its lifetime achievement award – the Distinguished Educator Award – given annually to one person, considered by his peers, to be a true master. Dr. Britt is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons. He is the past President of the Society of Surgical Chairs. Also, Dr. Britt is the Chairman of the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Surgery, Secretary of the Southern Surgical Association, the Recorder for the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, President-elect of the Southeastern Surgical Congress, Vice-President of the Halsted Society, and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons. He was recently appointed to the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program National Advisory Committee. An active participant in the community, Dr. Britt has received numerous awards for public service contributions.