Professor Jacques Marescaux promoted to the rank of Commander of the Legion of Honor
July 23, 2021
Yesterday, Professor Jacques Marescaux was promoted to the rank of Commander of the Legion of Honor by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée palace.
The French President praised the “revolutionary ideas” that have brought surgery “fully into the 21st century”. This honorary distinction is a source of pride for the IRCAD. It also demonstrates the influence of French surgery throughout the world. Warmest congratulations to Professor Jacques Marescaux for his amazing career and for his vision of the surgery of tomorrow.