2013 Emory Surgery Newsletter

Emory Surgery–December 19, 2013

Contents:

• The tragic loss of an Emory stalwart: Dr. John Culbertson
• Surgical resident balances training in the US with socioeconomic activism in Cameroon
• Liver transplant survival rates lower in black than white pediatric patients
• Multi-specialty studies put seed grants to work for patients with vascular disease
• OMS resident to lead BMP study
• Faculty, staff, and resident awards and achievements
• Emory Bariatric Center receives third ACS BSCN Accreditation
• Welcome our new faculty member: Dr. Susan Shafii
• Call for abstracts: 13th Annual Surgery Research Symposium
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–November 18, 2013

Contents:

• EUH ICU pilots new patient monitoring system
• WIG creates iPad app to teach patients how to "Come Clean"
• Two Emory studies featured in Annals of Surgical Oncology
• Dr. Delman receives 2013 Dean's Teaching Award
• Call for abstracts: 13th Annual Surgery Research Symposium
• Welcome our new faculty member: Dr. Shelly Abramowicz
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–October 8, 2013

Contents:

• Bariatric Center relocation to EUHM boosts patient experience and physician interaction
• First stage of an international research-training enterprise: Dr. Hurst's King's College research sabbatical
• New TAVR study shows alternative approaches offer comparable outcomes
• New faculty: Dr. Shipra Arya, Dr. William B. Keeling, and Dr. Jeffrey Miller
• Faculty promotions
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–August 29, 2013

Contents:

• Emory University faculty and staff-developed patient kidney app now available
• Closing the circle: Dr. T. Roderick Hester retires
• Don McClellan documents his heart surgery with Dr. Guyton at the helm
• Dr. Rachel Medbery receives SAGES Best Presentation Award
• Dr. Hart Squires wins Annual GA-ACS Resident Research Competition
• New faculty: Dr. Karim Halazun, Dr. Rondi Gelbard, and Dr. Ankit Patel
• Emory reception at the ACS Clinical Congress
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–July 19, 2013

Contents:

• Emory transplant surgeons participate in second largest kidney swap in history
• "Seamless patient care" offered by Emory/Saint Joseph's Hospital surgical oncology collaboration
• Seventeen Emory Surgery faculty named to Atlanta's Top Doctors
• New arrivals: Dr. B. Daniel Campos, Dr. Eric Sarin, and Dr. Joshua Winer
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–June 28, 2013

Contents:

• New Surgical Education Office underscores Emory Surgery's commitment to resident education
• Dr. Coopersmith and Dr. Ford receive NIH R01 grant for study of cancer's effect on sepsis
• Emory Surgery faculty contribute to ETC presentations at national, international meetings
• Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Surgery Research Symposium
• M3 student receives young investigator award at ISMICS annual meeting
• New arrivals: Dr. Bryan Morse and Dr. Stacy Dougherty
• Kristin Onken passes CRA
• Residency/Fellowship transitions
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–May 24, 2013

Contents:

• Dr. Puskas presents interim results of new design mechanical heart valve trial at AATS meeting
• Dr. Newell named vice chair of faculty affairs
• Dr. Ingram recognized as a Health-Care Hero by the Atlanta Business Chronicle
• Congratulations to our 2012-2013 graduating chiefs!
• Save the date: 12th Annual Emory Surgery Research Symposium
• Emory Endosurgery Unit presents at SSAT meeting
• Serendipity yields display of medical, surgical treasures
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–April 29, 2013

Contents:

• Emory general surgery residency to assess innovative new training paradigm
• Dr. Subramanian appointed new Grady SICU Medical Director as Dr. Rozycki leaves for Indiana University
• Emory Endosurgery Unit faculty and fellows among the forefront at SAGES annual meeting
• Dr. Padala's international research garners Leducq Foundation praise
• Faculty appointments and awards: Dr. Lin, Dr. McConnell, Dr. Thourani
• New arrival: Bahaaldin Alsoufi, MD
• Save the date: Emory Surgery Faculty Development Seminar
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–March 29, 2013

Contents:

• Grady Trauma Program re-designated as a Level I Trauma Center
• On a related note: Niki Taylor thanks Dr. Nicholas and blood donors
• Paces Plastic Surgery joins Emory, Dr. Eaves reunites with Dr. Hester and Dr. Nahai
• Faculty awards: Dr. Ingram, Dr. Thourani, Dr. Wood
• Dr. Staley comments on survivorship report on CNN
• App review: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide
• Save the dates: Acute Care Surgery—Implementation and Trends in Care; Emory Surgery Faculty Development Seminar
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–February 27, 2013

Contents:

• Emory Surgery Ranked #5 in NIH awards for FY2012
• CRU medical director Dr. Puskas leads three FDA-IDE trials
• Dr. William Wood to be honored with 2013 Second Century Award
• First patient treated in TRANSFIX study for blunt thoracic aortic injury at Grady Memorial Hospital
• Emory the only site in Georgia for trial of new branched aortic stent graft
• Emory Medishare feature documents the success of an uncommon mission/education fusion
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–January 31, 2013

Contents:

• Surgery flying high with safety checklist
• Dr. Ingram to be honored at upcoming Grady Gala
• Dr. Steed-mentored GA Tech BME Team fetches first prize for device design
• Call for Abstracts: 12th Annual Surgery Research Symposium
• Elizabeth Ferry receives ETC promotion
• Upcoming events

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