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LPCH Surgeon is Named 2024 Presidential Leadership Scholar

Stephanie Chao, MD, pediatric surgeon and trauma medical director at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and associate professor of Surgery, Division of Pediatric General Surgery at Stanford Medicine, has been named one of the 2024 Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS).

Carla Pugh appointed Joint Commission’s first presidential fellow

The Joint Commission, which accredits more than 22,000 health care organizations, awarded surgeon Carla Pugh the inaugural fellowship, during which she plans to develop a technology-driven process to support the organization’s work.

Dr. Melcher Accepts Chief of Abdominal Transplantation Position

"I plan not only to invest in our current faculty but also to recruit new faculty as needed to develop collaborative clinical programs and research initiatives and to adapt our fellowship training to remain at the forefront of transplant practices."


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Dr. Joe Forrester, director of Stanford Chest Wall Injury Center, and Acute Care Surgeon Dr. Jamie Tung discuss management of acute and chronic rib fractures.

Dr. Dan Delitto, an assistant professor in Stanford Division of General Surgery, presents "A Closer Look At Fibrosis and Immunity in Pancreatic Cancer" at Grand Rounds on November 7, 2023.

Dr. Mediget Teshome presents "Leading from the Heart" at the General Surgery Residency Program's 2023 Distinguished Alumni Lecture on Tuesday, November 21.

Dr. Ken Tran, a Clinical Assistant Professor in Stanford Division of Vascular Surgery discusses his research focus on computational flow simulation of aortic hemodynamics after complex aortic repair.