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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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Top Surgery News

Michael E. Halkos has been named the new Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. FULL STORY.

Sharon Muret-Wagstaff has founded the CORE Simulation Program, which trains multidisciplinary surgical teams to deal with rare but potentially devastating emergencies in the operating room. FULL STORY.

Raymond Lynch presented a study at the American Transplant Congress which concluded that UNOS proposals to more evenly share livers on the basis of apparent need may instead increase waitlist mortality among already underserved populations. FULL STORY.

Barbara Pettitt has received two new awards that highlight her singular talents as an educator: the esteemed Evangeline T. Papageorge Distinguished Teaching Award and the Best Clerkship Director Award. FULL STORY.