A review of the AAGL’s annual meetings in this decade reflected the growth of its influence on gynecologic surgery as measured by the number of members, the increase in papers on minimally invasive surgery (MIS), and the incorporation of new areas of interest of its membership.

Anniversary Article Series: 80’s The Early Growth

Franklin D. Loffer, MD, FACOG

Franklin D. Loffer, MD served as the AAGL President in 1986 and the AAGL Medical Director 2000-2018. He is a valued AAGL historian, currently retired and recognized as an honorary staff of St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

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