World Surgery Journal Announces Dr. Wren is new EIC

June 12, 2024

World Surgery Journal announced yesterday that Dr. Sherry Wren has accepted the position as Editor-in-Chief. World Surgery Journal is the official journal of the International Society of Surgery (ISS), aka the Societe Internationale de Chirurgie (SIC).

“For the last four months [Dr. Wren] and our Treasurer, Dr G M Doherty have been editing the Journal with great success. We are most grateful for their stepping in at short notice, and doing an exceptional job. We are delighted that she has joined World Journal Team as Editor in Chief, and look forward to a long and fruitful association with he,” wrote ISS/SIC President Cheng Har Yip and ISS/SIC Secretary General Ken Boffard in their announcement to the community.

Dr. Wren served on the World Journal of Surgery’s Editorial Board in 2018 and was a fellow of the ISS in 2020. She has also worked with Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières and was awarded the 2017 American College of Surgeons: International Surgical Volunteerism Award.

“I’m excited to promote and interact with authors from around the globe,” said Wren.

Dr. Wren is a professor in Stanford Division of General Surgery specializing in the surgical treatment of complex hepatobiiary diseases and gastrointestinal cancer.

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