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  • "In a time of national redefinition and debate of healthcare policies, quality initiatives, and research funding, the Department of Surgery at Emory is adapting rather than reacting to change. We are accomplishing diverse goals in limited time frames, often splitting single objectives into clinical, research, educational, and quality branches." MORE»»

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According to ranking tables of annual NIH funding posted by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, Emory Surgery placed 8th in NIH awards for all departments of surgery nationwide in 2016, marking a three-year climb that began with the 12th position in 2014, then the 9th in 2015. FULL STORY.

Cardiothoracic surgeon Douglas Murphy has attained a world record after completing his 2,000th robotically assisted mitral valve surgery at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. FULL STORY.

Timothy Buchman and Cheryl Hiddleson's pilot study is rotating Emory critical care eICU staff to an eICU at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, to monitor Emory Healthcare ICU patients during EHC nightshifts. FULL STORY.

According to a recent study in Cancer Epidemiology, Atlanta has the highest breast cancer treatment disparity level between black women and white women among large cities in the U.S. Sheryl Gabram continues to work to change this. FULL STORY.