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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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Virginia Shaffer will apply a joint award she has received from the University Research Committee and the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute to investigate her hypothesis that fecal microbiota transplantation could offer consistent relief from pouchitis. FULL STORY.

A recent study has concluded that the iChoose Kidney app, a decision-making support tool, shows promise in improving the communication between physicians and patients regarding the survival benefit of transplantation compared to dialysis. FULL STORY.

Twenty two Emory Surgery faculty are included in Atlanta magazine's July 2016 "Top Doctors" issue. FULL STORY.

The Center for Advancing Health and Diversity through Citizen Science, a collaborative project led by Theresa Gillespie and Adam Marcus, has received a five-year, R25 Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institutes of Health totaling nearly $1.2 million. FULL STORY.