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What I Have Learned Along the Way

May 9, 2023

103rd Annual Meeting, the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Convention Center, 408A
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Bruce Gewertz


Bruce L. Gewertz is Surgeon-in-Chief, Vice-Dean for Faculty Affairs and Clinical System Development and Vice-President for Interventional Services at Cedars-Sinai Health System. He was educated at Pennsylvania State University and Jefferson Medical College in the combined BS-MD five year program. He trained in general and vascular surgery at the University of Michigan. He was on the faculty at the University of Chicago for 25 years, serving as the Dallas B. Phemister Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery from 1992 until 2006. Dr. Gewertz is the author of more than 250 original articles, book chapters and books. His principal clinical and research interests include mesenteric ischemia, cerebrovascular disease and human factors in clinical care delivery. Recently, he led a $4 million multi-institutional research project integrating human performance and technology funded by the Department of Defense. Dr. Gewertz has served on numerous corporate boards as well as director of a venture fund (Summation Health Ventures) and Cedars-Sinai’s healthcare accelerator. He has received numerous awards for his basic investigations and teaching and was selected Outstanding Science Alumnus of Pennsylvania State University in 2003 and University Alumni Fellow in 2009 and was recognized by Cedars-Sinai with the Pioneer in Medicine Award in 2022.