Richard M. Satava, MD, FACS, will present “The Role of Directed Energy in the Next Revolution of Health Care” as a keynote speaker at Laser 2015, the annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS).
Dr. Satava is a retired Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center and has served on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Committee on Health, Food and Safety. He is currently a member of the Emerging Technologies and Resident Education, and Informatics committees of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and is on the Board of Governors of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME). Dr. Satava is also past president of both the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). He is on the editorial board of many surgical and scientific journals, and active in numerous surgical and engineering societies.