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E.g., 2021-10-21
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September 23, 2021

SEEDS Initiative Promises to Invest in Duke Surgery Team Members

As one of the ten core values of the Section of Surgical Disciplines, diversity plays a crucial role in supporting the employees of Duke Surgery, which in turn enables better care for patients. Dr. Kunoor Jain-Spangler, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery...Read more
September 1, 2021

August Faculty Recognition

Joseph Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery Received the K23 award from the NIH. Jennifer Plichta, MD, MS Associate Professor of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology Selected to serve on the Editorial Board for the American...Read more
August 5, 2021

Dr. John Migaly Appointed New Vice Chair of Education

The Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the appointment of John Migaly, MD, FACS, FASCRS, as the new Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Surgery. Dr. Migaly is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Division of Surgical Oncology and has...Read more
July 29, 2021

July Faculty Recognition

Gayle DiLalla, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology Selected to be on the ACS Board of Directors as the AWS Representative. Charles Gerardo, MD Professor of Surgery Division of Emergency Medicine Received the R21 grant for his study “Using community health centers to...Read more
June 30, 2021

June Faculty Recognition

Priyamvada Acharya, MS, PhD Assistant Professor in Surgery Division of Surgical Sciences Published as the senior author for her study " Effect of natural mutations of SARS-CoV-2 on spike structure, confirmation, and antigenicity " in the journal Science . Joseph Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS Assistant...Read more
June 30, 2021

June Resident Recognition

Sarah Jane Commander, MD General Surgery Resident Selected for the Excellence in Research Award in the Global Surgery category from the American College of Surgeons for her abstract "Delays in Pediatric Colorectal Care Lead to Unnecessary Healthcare Expenditure: A Standard of Care Phase for the...Read more
May 27, 2021

May Faculty Recognition

Thomas D'Amico, MD Professor of Surgery Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Appointed to the AATS Board of Directors, the governing body of the organization, in recognition of his dedication and service to AATS. Joseph Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of...Read more
May 27, 2021

May Resident Recognition

Qimeng Gao, MD, MHS General Surgery Resident Received the 2021 Jon Fryer Resident Scientist Scholarship from the ASTS Foundation. Muath Bishawi, MD, PhD, MPH Integrated Thoracic Surgery Resident Received the NOVIM Science Inspiration Award for his creation of a ventilator splitter resistor system.Read more
May 3, 2021

Perfusion Team Recognized with AmSECT’s Inaugural Pillar Award

Duke Perfusion Services has been named one of the inaugural recipients of the Pillar Award for Perfusion Excellence by the American Society of Extracorporeal Technology (AmSECT). Awardees are being recognized for their programmatic dedication to excellence as well as professional standards across...Read more
Faculty Recognition
April 30, 2021

April Faculty Recognition

Linda Cendales, MD Associate Professor of Surgery Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery Elected to serve as the Councilor-at-Large for the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. Mitchell Cox, MD Associate Professor of Surgery Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Received...Read more
April 19, 2021

Welcome New Duke Surgery Residents

We are excited to welcome our new residents to the Department of Surgery. Congratulations to all those who matched with us! We look forward to meeting you this summer.Read more
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March 31, 2021

Faculty Recognition

Faculty Promotions Joshua S. Broder, MD Division of Emergency Medicine Professor Lola Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS Division of Surgical Oncology Associate Professor of Surgery Guido Ferrari, MD Division of Surgical Sciences Professor in Surgery Tamara N. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD Division of Pediatric Surgery...Read more