Chirurgeon

Chirurgeons provide volunteer first aid services at SCA events. The word is a medieval term for a surgeon, but SCA Chirurgeons provide only first aid, not medical services.

SCA to close office of Chirurgeonate effective August 10, 2015

On July 11, SCA President Leslie Vaughn and Vice President of Operations A.J. Pongrats have announced that the Office of the Chirurgeonate will cease to exist effective August 10, 2015.

Pennsic Blood Drive Becomes Fully Authentic

The traditional Pennsic Blood Drive, held the middle weekend between Peace Week and War Week, is getting an extreme makeover this year, as blood collection will now follow fully period medical practices.

Proposed Change to Corpora -- Chirurgeon's Office

The SCA Board of Directors is requesting commentary on a proposal to amend Corpora to close the office of the Chirurgeonate.

Calling All Warranted Chirurgeons!

Estrella War is near, and we are looking for those who are willing to assist in keeping our event safe.  If you are a warranted Chirurgeon within your Kingdom and are interested in volunteering at either Chirurgeon Point or during Battles, please contact Lady Rowan.

Chirurgeons at Rowany Festival

As Rowany Festival soon approaches, we are once more in need of dedicated helpers to cover our first aid requirements at the event.

Resignation of the Society Chirurgeon

At the Jan 2015 quarterly board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of the Society Chirurgeon, and directed the President to handle the responsibilities of that office until further notice.

Committee on SCA Chirurgeonate sought by BoD

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is seeking members for a committee concerning the Chirurgeonate.

Society Chirurgeonate Request for Comments – Updated FAQ Now Available

On January 18, 2014, the SCA Board of Directors began seeking commentary on a proposal to eliminate the official Office of the Chirurgeonate, and the associated changes to Corpora necessary to accomplish this action. This announcement can be found in its entirety online.

Announcement Regarding the Society Chirurgeonate Request for Comments

The SCA Board of Directors seeks commentary on a proposal to eliminate the official Office of the Chirurgeonate, and the associated changes to Corpora necessary to accomplish this action.

Photos: Steppes Artisan and Pennsic 2013

Caelin on Andrede, from the Kingdom of Ansteorra, reports that he has created several albums of photos taken by Pyro and himself from Steppes Artisan in Ansteorra and Pennsic XLII. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

Q&A with Chirurgeon in Charge at Pennsic

As part of a series of Q&A articles with members of the Pennsic staff, Viscountess Caoilfhionn nic Dairmid, who is the Chirurgeon in Charge at Pennsic this year, answered questions for the East Kingdom Gazette.

Deadline for Medial Liaison Applicants Fast Approaching

The SCA Board of Directors is still accepting applicants for the positions of Media Liaison and Society Chirurgeon. The deadline for the former is December 1.

Position Opening - Society Chirurgeon

Thomas W. Hughes, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the SCA Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of Society Chirurgeon.

Special Edition of the Estrella War Digest

Have you ever asked yourself, "Self, how could help the Chirurgeons who work so long and hard at Estrella War?” Well, ponder no more for there is a way for you to help.  We are in need of Chirurgeon Clerks. NOTE: This issue also contains an announcement about pre-registration at Crown Tournament.

[ATE] Southern Crusades XIII

The southern baronies invite you to join them as they welcome Jean Bart, Stede Bonnet, Samuel Burgess and other great privateers in their revelry at Corsairs & Corsets, Southern Crusades XIII, taking place at Winkelman Flats Park in Winkelman, AZ.

Health and safety classes at Pennsic 40

Master Andreas de Caunteton, Kingdom Chirurgeon for the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that a special track of health and safety classes will again be available at Pennsic War XL.

Morwenna Trevethan to be elevated to Pelican at Pennsic

Lord Andreas de Caunteton reports that Baroness Morwenna Trevethan of the Kingdom of Atlantia has been placed on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican for her many years of service as a Chirurgeon.

Pennsic 39 Chirurgeon's Point Announcement

Pennsic 39 Chirurgeon-in-Charge Master James Galloway requests that Chirurgeons planning to work at First Aid Point at Pennsic send their paperwork to him as soon as possible.

New Society Chirurgeon chosen by the Board

Denise Leeson-Provost, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced thatAngelia Myers (Aingeal Mac an Ghabhann) has been appointed as the SCA's new Society Chirurgeon.

Society Chirurgeon, Exchequer, and Board deadlocked over healthcare reform

At the organization's capital in Milpitas, California (USA), several corporate-level officers of the Society for Creative Anachronism and members of its Board of Directors are in a heated debate about healthcare reform, and tempers are flaring on all sides.

Estrella War News You Can Use - 01/04/10 Countdown to War!

Dame Katharine of Cate Hall of the Estrella War XXVI Media Office offers updates on the upcoming War.

Position opening soon: Society Chirurgeon

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., reports that the SCA is now seeking applicants for the position of Society Chirurgeon.

Request for Comment -- Medical Equipment proposal

Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has published a request for comments on a proposed Board policy concerning ownership of medical devices such as Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) by recognized branches of the SCA.

Baroness TSivia placed on vigil for Pelican

Their Majesties Etain au Naval and Valfreya Greenspeare recently called Baroness TSivia bas Tamara v'Amberview, O.L., veteran Chirurgeon and Bard, into Their court to be placed on vigil for the Order of the Pelican.

Dom Duarte Goncalves de Montes, newest Companion of the Pelican in Drachenwald

At the Raglan event in Drachenwald, Genevieve la flechiere witnessed the vigil and elevation of Dom Duarte Goncalves de Montes to the Order of the Pelican.

Chirurgeonate at Pennsic

Lady Elizabeth Reed, Chirurgeon in Charge for Pennsic 37, reports on activities of the Chirurgeonate and First Aid Point at Pennsic XXXVII.

[WES] Chirurgeon's Collegium

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Many of you have either heard or read my words regarding the lack of chirurgeons in the West Kingdom. In another effort to help alleviate this problem, we are having a chirurgeon's collegium on Sunday June 29, 2008.

Chirurgeons and those who would like to be chirurgeons come join us for a day of classes to get or renew your certification. If you have current certification, please come share your knowledge and stories with others who would like to learn. The cost of certification will be approximately $25. Please register by e-mail or phone for certification by June 1 so we have time to get all the supplies. Location:
Reno, Nevada

Tvorimir Danilov elevated to Pelican in An Tir

Lord Sebastian ffraser, Seneschal the Shire of Wyewood, reports that reports that Their Majesties Cedric and Elizabeth, of the Kingdom of An Tir have elevated Tvorimir Danilov to the Order of the Pelican.

Conal's Corner

Conal's Corner, operated by Lord Conal Mac Nachtan, offers Society for Creative Anachronism themed shirts, hats, gifts, and more.

Phineas Magollricke elevated to Pelican in Atenveldt

Lady Caissene ingen Scandlain reports that Lord Phineas Magollricke has been elevated to the Order of the Pelican in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.