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  • "In a time of national redefinition and debate of healthcare policies, quality initiatives, and research funding, the Department of Surgery at Emory is adapting rather than reacting to change. We are accomplishing diverse goals in limited time frames, often splitting single objectives into clinical, research, educational, and quality branches." MORE»»

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After serving as interim chair of the Department of Surgery since January 2013, Dr. John Sweeney has been appointed Joseph Brown Whitehead Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine; Chief of Surgery, Emory Healthcare; Director of Surgical Services, Emory Healthcare; and Surgeon-in-Chief of Emory Healthcare. FULL STORY.

The Carlos and Davis Center for Surgical Anatomy and Technique has been awarded accreditation as a Comprehensive Education Institute (CEI) of the ACS Accredited Education Institutes program. The center's adept use of 21st century media technology exemplifies the ACS requirement that CEIs develop and refine original curricula directed at multiple audiences. FULL STORY.

The Foundation of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons has awarded Karim Halazun the 2015 ASTS Vanguard Prize for his paper entitled, "Standing the Test of Time: Outcomes of a Decade of Prioritizing Patients with HCC, Results of the UNOS Natural Geographic Experiment," published in Hepatology. FULL STORY.