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Dr. Wan Receives R01

Dr. Derrick Wan, an associate professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has been awarded an R01 from the National Institutes of Health. Drs. Michael Longaker and Charles Chan are Co-Pi and Co-Investigators on the study respectively. The 5-year, $1.25M grant will allow our surgeon scientists to explore irradiated head and neck cancer soft-tissue reconstruction by fat transfer.


Dr. Kopecky Wins AΩA Postgraduate Fellowship

General Surgery Resident Dr. Kimberly Kopecky was awarded a 2018 Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Postgraduate Fellowship for her project titled: Interactive Communication Curriculum for Surgical Residents. Kopecky will receive $2,000 over the next two years to support her research.


Stanford ranked #9 on Best Hospitals Honor Roll

Stanford Hospital was once again ranked in the top 10 of hospitals nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. In addition to coming in ninth on the 2018-2019 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, Stanford also ranked nationally for 12 adult specialties including GI Surgery. Both colon cancer surgery and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair received the highest rating possible.


Dr. Mbiribindi Earns Two Fellowships

Dr. Berenice Mbiribindi, a postdoctoral fellow in the Transplant Immunology Lab, earned two fellowships this past month: the Transplant and Tissue engineering Center of Excellence (TTE) Fellowship and the Child Health Research Institute (CHRI) Fellowship.


Grand Rounds

Palliative care for Perioperative Populations

Dr. Rebecca Aslakson, an associate professor with the Department of Medicine's Division of Primary Care and Population Health's Palliative Care Section and the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine presents.

Evolution in Access, Care and Effectiveness for Obesity

Stanford Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Dr. John Morton presents.

Implementation of the Synoptic Operative Report for Rectal Cancer

Dr. Arden Morris, director of the S-SPIRE Center and professor of surgery, presents.

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