The Akwari Society is pleased to announce the inaugural membership class, comprised of faculty, trainees, and researchers across the Departments of Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences.
A study led by Duke Health physicians, including Jacob Schroder, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, found a relatively new method of heart transplantation, allowing the use of hearts donated after circulatory death (DCD), could expand the pool of available donor hearts by a projected 30%.
Muath Bishawi, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident, discusses his entrepreneurial journey developing a medical device that addresses and prevents the clogging of catheters.
John C. Haney, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery, has accepted a position at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida as the next Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Haney’s final day in the Duke Department of Surgery will be September 30, 2023.