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2014 Emory Surgery Newsletter

Emory Surgery–November 21, 2014

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Contents:

• Related lung cancer studies reveal survival disparities at 2014 ACS Clinical Congress
• Dr. Knechtle leaves Emory
• Dr. Halazun chosen for ASTS Vanguard Prize
• Dr. Arya selected for Surgical Outcomes Club Research Fellowship
• Sabbatical resident receives 2015 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award
• EM-ProLEAD Class of 2015 includes three Emory Surgery faculty members
• Abstract deadline approaching for Annual Surgery Research Symposium
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–September 26, 2014

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Contents:

• Emory eICU responds to current realities and future needs
• Dr. Pettitt receives Olga Jonasson Award
• Dr. Newell named president of the American Society of Transplantation
• ESJH Center for Advanced Heart Failure earns VAD recertification
• Dr. Vega recognized with named community program
• Welcome our new faculty
• Call for abstracts: 14th Annual Surgery Research Symposium
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–August 28, 2014

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Contents:

• Emory Medishare's 7th surgery trip to Haiti
• Drs. Coopersmith and Ford receive multi-PI R01 to study alcoholism and sepsis
• Analysis of outcomes for early stage lung cancer surgery could yield better treatment tactics
• Welcome our new vascular surgery faculty at ESJH
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–July 31, 2014

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Contents:

• Surgical Critical Care Initiative (SC2i) will adapt lessons of war to complex civilian care
• Drs. Delman and Masters develop minimally invasive groin dissection
• Relationship between waiting times and transplant outcomes for HCC patients examined
• Emory Liver app wins Award of Excellence
• Emory connections prevalent in paper on groundbreakers in plastic surgery
• New faculty: Dr. Veronica Jones and Dr. Manu Sancheti
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–June 27, 2014

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Contents:

• Dr. Patzer and colleagues break new ground in dialysis and transplant disparities research
• Dr. McConnell's journey towards becoming an independent surgeon-scientist nears final stretch
• Dr. Padala receives American Heart Association National Scientist Development Grant
• Dr. Fernandez plans to upgrade Emory's institutional STS database with new grant
• Sixteen Emory Surgery faculty named to Atlanta's Top Doctors
• New faculty: Dr. Mehul Raval and Dr. Matthew Santore
• Residency/Fellowship transitions
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–May 29, 2014

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Contents:

• By saving one life, Dr. Lattouf reunites two
• Emory CSAT liver app 1.0 available in iTunes, 2.0 in development
• Dr. Dodson receives the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching
• Congratulations to our 2013-2014 graduating chiefs!
• Long-time CSAT editor Carol Froman retires
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–April 25, 2014

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Contents:

• Dr. Mandy Ford named new scientific director of the Emory Transplant Center
• Dr. Luke Brewster receives NIH K08 grant
• Dr. David Kooby presents assessment of OS benefit of generally accepted procedure at ASA
• The evolution of CSAT
• Dr. Foad Nahai: How plastic surgery and aesthetic surgeons can stay ahead in the future
• Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Surgery Research Symposium
• Welcome our new faculty member: Mazin Al Salihi, MD, PhD
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–March 28, 2014

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Contents:

• Dr. Craig Coopersmith appointed the new vice-chair of research of the Department of Surgery
• History in the making: Dr. Linda Cendales' Emory years
• Dr. Charles Staley named local Co-PI of new NCI clinical trials network
• Dr. Brian Kogon to co-direct new Emory, CHOA Comprehensive Congenital Heart Center
• Emory islet cell transplant patients celebrate 10 years of freedom from diabetes
• Dr. Robert Guyton inducted into Emory’s Millipub Club
• 13th Annual Emory Surgery Research Symposium
• Rohit Mittal, John Lyons, and Zhe Liang receive Shock Society travel awards
• Emory makes strong showing at SSO 2014 Annual Meeting
• Save the Date: Emory Surgery Faculty Boot Camp Seminar
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–February 28, 2014

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Contents:

• Dr. Kirk returns to his alma mater
• Two decades on, Dr. John Puskas leaves Emory for Mount Sinai
• 2013 Emory Surgery NIH ranking affirms wider funding options
• Dr. Pearson elected to national transplant post
• Expansion of the Surgery IT Team
• Save the Date: Emory Surgery Faculty Boot Camp Seminar
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–February 4, 2014

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Contents:

• Emory is leading site for living donor kidney transplantation
• Role of medical illustration expands in the SOM
• TEAM to continue at Grady with new educators
• New arrivals: Dr. Douglas Murphy, Patricia Shawver
• Upcoming events

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