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Dr. Hawn Nominated Secretary of ASA

Department Chair Dr. Mary Hawn was nominated as Secretary of the American Surgical Association (ASA). Also at the 139th Annual Meeting of the ASA, Drs. James Korndorffer and Arden Morris were inducted as new members and multiple faculty spoke on panels. 


Dr. Greco Dies at 76

Former Stanford Surgery Chief of General Surgery and General Surgery Residency Program Director Dr. Ralph Greco passed away on Sunday, March 31. He was 76. 


Pioneering pediatric kidney transplant surgeon Oscar Salvatierra dies at 83

Oscar Salvatierra Jr., MD, professor emeritus of surgery and of pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a leader in the effort to enact national legislation regulating organ donation, died March 16 at his home in Menlo Park, California.  He was 83.


Stanford Staffer Wins ACAPS Outstanding Program Administrator Award

Division of Plastic Surgery Residency Program Coordinator Christine Reyes-Santos has been named as the recipient of the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons (ACAPS) Outstanding Program Administrator Award for 2019. 


Grand Rounds

Rectal Cancer Accreditation Program

Dr. Steve Wexner of the Cleveland Clinic in Florida presents "The Rationale For and Reality of the ASC CoC Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer."

Planning a Career in Academic Surgery

Dr. Sareh Parangi, Director of Diversity and Equity at Massachusetts General Hospital, merges myths with reality.

Integration of Liquid Biopsy into Cancer Clinical Care

Our Chief of Surgical Oncology Research, Dr. Stefanie Jeffrey, discusses the past, present, and future of liquid biopsy.

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