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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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Despite such conditions as oppressive heat, an OR that functioned on a diesel generator, minimal lighting, intermittent power outages, and an autoclave mishap that required surgical instruments to be sterilized off the premises for the first two days of the trip, the Emory Medishare team managed to perform 65-to-70 procedures on its recent trip to Haiti's L'Hôpital Sainte-Thérèse de Hinche. FULL STORY.

Surgical oncologist Dr. Keith Delman and urologic oncologist Dr. Viraj Master have designed a bilateral method of removing cancerous lymph nodes in the groin that involves two surgeons with separate endoscopic setups working simultaneously on the same patient. FULL STORY.

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