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Dr. Dalman Elected SVS Vice President

At the June 2018 business meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), Dr. Ron Dalman was elected Society Vice President for the 2018-2019 academic year. Per SVS bylaws, in sequential years the Vice President accedes to the positions of President-Elect, and then President. Thus Dr. Dalman will serve as SVS President during the 2020-2021 academic year.

2018 Surgery Interns Welcomed With Improved Boot Camp Curriculum 

The 2018 Stanford Surgery intern boot camp is unlike any before it, with instructors employing a flipped- classroom model to accommodate all learning styles and expand instruction time. 

Dr. Mueller Promoted to Associate Professor

Dr. Claudia Mueller, of the Division of Pediatric Surgery, has been promoted to Associate Professor of Surgery in the MCL effective July 1, 2018. 

Leeper Lab Awarded Fondation LeDucq Award

The Division of Vascular Surgery's Leeper Lab received a 2018 Fondation Leducq award. This grant, led by Drs. Gary Owens and Gerard Pasterkamp, will use advanced genomics approaches to investigate the contribution of matrix producing cells to atherosclerotic vascular disease. 

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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