LaSalle D. Leffall, M.D., FACS and Leadership in American Surgery

Am J Surg. 2018 Jun;215(6):1055-1056. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.12.003. Epub 2017 Dec 12.


The term, Festschrift, is defined as a volume of learned articles or essays by colleagues and admirers, serving as a tribute to a scholar. The recognition of LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. adds credence to the merits of such a tribute.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • General Surgery / history*
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Leadership*
  • Societies, Medical / history*

Personal name as subject

  • LaSalle D Leffall