2010 Emory Surgery Newsletter

Emory Surgery–December 16, 2010

Contents:

• New Emory Surgery website goes live
• Targeting the protein LFA-1 blocks transplant rejection
• Breast Center at EUHM receives three year accreditation
• Dr. Padala receives International Career Development Award
• In brief
• Department huddles influence team approach
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–October 21, 2010

Contents:

• Emory Surgery's research status in 2010
• Heart valve study yields positive results
• Dr. Halkos sustains and fosters the coronary hybrid revascularization program
• Funding for statewide trauma system on November ballot
• Dr. Turgeon receives Regional Champion award
• Dr. Force performs 300th lung transplant
• Emory Surgery resident receives grant to initiate ethics training
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–September 10, 2010

Contents:

• Dr. Kanter co-authors transformative paper in NEJM
• Now residents, two PGY2s reflect
• New arrivals
• Faculty recognition, achievements, and appointments
• Attention Emory Surgery alumni: We want your news!
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–July 30, 2010

Contents:

• Emory Surgery ranked #5 in NIH Awards
• Dr. Chaikof steps down as Chief of Vascular Surgery
• Dr. Wulkan appointed new Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. Ricketts remains on faculty
• Dr. Salomone reappointed to NEMSAC
• Dr. Fink publishes largest study ever done on informed consent
• Dr. Knechtle appointed Chief of Liver Transplant at CHOA
• ETC Bio Repository Lab and ACTSI receive Microsoft Innovation Award
• AVON Foundation awards Winship and Grady $750,000
• New arrivals
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–June 15, 2010

Contents:

• Gene pattern identified in kidney transplant recipients who have successfully stopped taking antirejection drugs
• Faculty recognition: Dr. Sheryl Gabram and Dr. Craig Coopersmith
• Support our residents through MyEmory
• Scenes from the Chiefs' Banquet
• New arrivals
• Housestaff Transitions
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–April 30, 2010

Contents:

• A surgeon's surgeon: Dr. Joseph Miller
• OMFS makes strides with new technologies
• Department of Surgery intranet site goes live
• Vascular group participates in landmark CREST Trial
• Strong showing at the Annual SSO Meeting
• A Resident's Perspective: Reflections on my training at Emory
• New Arrival: Yasmin Ali
• Recent gifts and donations
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–March 17, 2010

Contents:

• Haiti: Recollections and Reflections, by Dr. Stephen Roser
• In the News: Belatacept, Dr. Vinten-Johansen's work with induced ischemia, VAD program
• Grady Breast Center receives accreditation
• Faculty Awards: Dr. Joseph Miller and Dr. Jeffrey Salomone
• A Resident's Perspective: The General Surgery Match
• Call for surgery trainee abstracts
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–February 10, 2010

Contents:

• Progress Report: The paired donor program
• 2nd session of EUH Surgical Services Performance Day reaffirms our dedication to improvement
• Faculty recognition, achievements, and appointments
• Recent gifts and donations
• Surgery Research Advisory Council initiated
• Events calendar

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