EUH Achieves Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Emory University Hospital (EUH) as one of 83 ACS NSQIP-participating hospitals to achieve meritorious outcomes in surgical patient care in 2017.
Felix Fernandez Named Chair of STS Workforce on National Databases
After two years of serving as chair of the STS Workforce on Research Development, Felix Fernandez, MD, has been appointed chair of the STS Workforce on National Databases, which oversees the Adult Cardiac, General Thoracic, and Congenital Heart Surgery Databases that are part of the STS National Database.
Adriana Gamboa Earns 2019 ASCO Merit Award
General surgery resident Adriana Gamboa, MD, who is engaged in a two-year research sabbatical in the lab of Shishir Maithel, MD, received a 2019 Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. This is the fifth year in a row that a resident working in Dr. Maithel's lab has been recognized with a Merit Award.
Congratulations to our Platinum Providers
The Emory Physician Platinum Providers for FY18 received "Rate Your Provider (0-10)" patient satisfaction results that placed within the top 10% nationwide for their respective specialty, as well as a minimum of 60 returned Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction surveys.
Emory Surgery's Platinum Providers were Jeffrey Miller, Douglas Murphy (CT Surgery), John Galloway, Snehal Patel, Neil Saunders, Joe Sharma (General and GI Surgery), Grant Carlson, Felmont Eaves, Foad Nahai (Plastic Surgery), Maria Russell (Surgical Oncology), and Michael Clark (Vascular Surgery).
Luke Brewster Receives NIH R01 for Studying Pathways that Cause PAD
Armed with a new, five-year NIH R01 grant, Luke Brewster, MD, PhD, will serve as Principal Investigator on a project that will build upon prior discoveries to reach a wider understanding of the clinically relevant pathways in peripheral arterial disease.