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Dr. Arya Elected to Surgical Outcomes Club Board

The Division of Vascular Surgery's Dr. Shipra Arya was elected to the Surgical Outcomes Club Board of Directors. Dr. Arya will serve for a three-year term along with Drs. Angela Ingraham and Susan Pitt from the University of Wisconsin.


Dr. Foster Wins ACSCC Excellence in Research Award

Dr. Deshka Foster, a professional development resident in the Division of General Surgery, received the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Excellence in Research Award. The award is given to the top scoring abstracts submitted for presentation at the Congress. Dr. Foster won in the surgical oncology category for her abstract "Clonal Analysis of Local Fibroblasts in Wound Healing and Tumor Stroma."


Dr. Spain Voted President-Elect of AAST

Dr. David Spain, chief of Stanford's Acute Care Surgery Section, was voted president-elect of The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST). Dr. Spain will assume the presidency at the end of the AAST business meeting in September 2019 and will preside over the 2020 meeting in Hawaii.


Dr. Martinez Appointed Director of Stanford Immunology at ITI

Dr. Olivia Martinez, a professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation, has been appointed Director of Stanford Immunology in the Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Infection (ITI). Dr. Martinez will continue her role as Director of the PhD Program in Immunology in ITI.


Grand Rounds

Dunphy's Puzzle Revisited

Senior Research Scholar Kangla Tsung, Phd and former General Surgery Chief Dr. Jeffrey Norton present "Dunphy's Puzzle Revisited: Is it time to consider antitumor immunity in cancer research."

Cultural Dexterity

Dr. Adil Haider of Brigham and Women's Hospital presents "Cultural Dexterity: The Tool to Dismantle Surgical Disparities."

Stanford's Efforts in Rlobal Reconstructive Surgery

Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Dr. Jim Chang talks about Stanford's efforts in global reconstructive surgery.

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