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  • "The boundaries between the clinical, research, and training missions of the Department of Surgery of the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, are permeable and fluid. The seamless blend of these three commitments is encouraged and facilitated by the department's culture and has direct benefit to our patients, faculty, trainees, and staff." MORE»»

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The Emory School of Medicine is partnering with several other esteemed institutions in the DoD-funded Surgical Critical Care Initiative (SC2i), which is developing decision-making tools for the management of complex and critically injured patients. FULL STORY

Atlanta magazine's July 2014 "Top Doctors" issue, an annual listing compiled by the New York-based research firm Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., includes 16 faculty of the Department of Surgery of the Emory University School of Medicine. To compile the annual "Top Doctors" list, Castle Connolly uses a survey and research process involving tens of thousands of top doctors across America and the medical leadership of leading hospitals. FULL STORY

Two papers by Dr. Rachel Patzer and Dr. Stephen Pastan consider the substantial geographic variation in access to kidney transplantation among the more than 4000 US dialysis facilities that treat patients with kidney failure, particularly the disproportionate lack of access in the Southeast. FULL STORY