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According to a new report from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR), Stanford Children's Health at LPCH (CAPC) had the best outcomes in the nation for 1-year kidney transplant graft survival. The report also noted that Stanford Health Care's (CASU) patient survival at 1 year was 100%.
Department of Surgery Chair Dr. Mary Hawn will join the Stanford Health Care (SHC) Board of Directors. According to its by-laws, the SHC Board has a myriad of responsibilities from long-range strategic planning to maintaining facilities and adopting budgets. Dr. Hawn's three-year term will start in January 2020.
Stanford Department of Surgery graduated 10 residents this June; six from the Division of General Surgery, three from the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and one from the Division of Vascular Surgery.
Dr. Michael Longaker, a professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery, has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society of University Surgeons.
Truth & Truthiness in Surgery
Dr. Jeff Matthews of the University of Chicago presents at the 45th Annual Kovitz Lecture.
Effective Leadership of Surgical Teams
Sara Singer, MBA, PhD, a professor of medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine and professor by courtesy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business presents.
Rethinking Surgical Risk in the Frail
The Divison of Vascular Surgery's Dr. Shipra Arya presents.