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Dr. Weiser Examines A Decade of the Surgical Safety Checklist

Dr. Thomas Weiser, an associate professor in the Division of General Surgery, was a lead author on the editorial "Ten Years of the Surgical Safety Checklist" published by BJS May 17, 2018. Dr. Weiser will also take part in the May #BJSconnect twitter chat on Thursday, May 24 at 11AM PST. 


Dr. Aalami Named Lead Director of the Biodesign for Digital Health Course

Dr. Oliver Aalami, a clinical associate professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery, has been named lead director of the Biodesign for Digital Health course. Dr. Aalami is an alumnus of the Biodesign Faculty Fellowship and one of the innovators behind the mobile pecision health app VascTrac.


2018 Kountz Fellowship Awarded to Lawrence Brown

The 2018 Samuel L. Kountz Diversity Fellowship has been awarded to Lawrence Brown. Brown is an MD candidate at Meharry Medical School in Nashville, TN. He has an MPH from Yale University and an MHS also from Meharry. 


Drs. Korndorffer and Morris Elected into ASA

Vice Chair of Education Dr. Jim Korndorffer and S-SPIRE Center Director Dr. Arden Morris were elected into the American Surgical Association as new members. 


Grand Rounds

Peripheral Nerve Injury

Dr. Catherine Curtin, an associate professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, discusses peripheral nerve injuries (and what to do about them).

Medical Matches

World-renowned economist Dr. Alvin Roth talks about his work with the National Residency Matching Program and the Kidney Exchange.

The art of open venous reconstructions in the endovascular era

Dr. Peter Gloviczki, a vascular surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and editor at the Journal of Vascular Surgery, presents.

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