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17 Match With Stanford Surgery
On Friday, March 16, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) announced where thousands of medical students would train for their residency. Stanford Surgery accepted 17 interns in the annual Match for the 2018-2019 academic year:
• PLASTIC SURGERY: David Perrault, Lawrence Cai, and David Cholok;
• VASCULAR SURGERY: Krishna Martinez-Singh; and
• GENERAL SURGERY: (Categoricals) Yi Liu, Ibtehaj "Janoo" Naqvi, Rejoice "Fari" Ngongoni, Courtney Olsen, Charlotte Rajasingh, Daniel Stolz, Kathryn Taylor, (Prelims) QiLang Chen, Sean Harris, Edi Kapetanovic, Cody Keller, Marcelina Perez, and Jason Powell.
Dr. Knowlton Receives FACS Faculty Research Fellowship
Dr. Lisa Knowlton, an assistant professor in the Division of General Surgery, was selected to receive the 17th James Carrico, MD, FACS Faculty Research Fellowship for her research project entitled "The Changing Landscape of Trauma Care: Analyzing the Impact of Policy on Quality and Performance." The award is presented by the American College of Surgeons.
Division of Abdominal Transplantation Receives $3.6M For Pediatric Transplant Research
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Stanford's Division of Abdominal Transplantation two U01 grants to perform innovative studies on samples from pediatric transplant recipients. The total awarded for these grants is more than $1,200,000 each year for the next three years.
Dr. Vivek Nanda awarded an NIH K99
Dr. Vivek Nanda, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Division of Vascular Surgery, has been awarded a K99 by the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Diversity in the House of Surgery
University of Toronto Professor of Surgery Nancy Baxter discusses gender inequalities present in the field of surgery and shares "tactics, tools, and strategies to actually make a difference."
The Act of Writing
Deputy Editor of JAMA Dr. Ed Livingston coaches academic surgeons on how to write for medical publications.
Gene Directed Therapy
Former Stanford General Surgery Chief Dr. Jeff Norton discusses gene directed surgery as treatment for Hereditary Diffused Gastric Cancer (HDGC), the most malignant form of gastric cancer.