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Appleseed Resident Teaching Award Winners with Winston Liu, MS2
June 20, 2017

Duke Surgery Residents Receive Appleseed Teaching Award

Five residents in General Surgery recently received the Appleseed Resident Teaching Award. Students within the Duke University School of Medicine present this award annually to residents whose dedication and exemplary teaching go above and beyond the call of duty.Read more
General Surgery Chief Residents with Dr. Allan Kirk, Chair of Surgery, and Dr. John Migaly, Residency Program Director
June 19, 2017

General Surgery Chief Residents Graduate

Photo: (From left) Allan Kirk, MD, PhD, Chair of Surgery, Brian Englum, MD, Chief Resident, Brandon Henry, MD, MPH, Chief Resident, Paul Speicher, MD, Chief Resident, Hamza Aziz, MD, Chief Resident, Matthew Schechter, MD, Chief Resident, Mohan Mallipeddi, MD, Chief Resident, John Migaly, MD,...Read more
Surabhi Beriwal, a rising Duke Senior and Math major, and Vivian Qi, a rising Duke Junior and Biomedical Engineering major
June 15, 2017

Building an Educational Tool to Assess Resident Performance

This summer, General Surgery Resident Dr. Shanna Sprinkle will lead a team of Duke undergraduates in building a new educational database for Duke Surgery’s residency programs. The database will enable program directors to evaluate key performance metrics for residents and will serve as a valuable tool for surgical education research.Read more
Aerial shot of Durham, North Carolina
June 7, 2017

Duke Surgery Residency: Why Durham?

In this interview, Cardiothoracic Surgery resident Dr. Anthony Castleberry discusses the advantages of living in Durham during residency. Hear from Dr. Castleberry on what makes Durham such a great place to live.Read more
May 24, 2017

Duke Otolaryngologist Among 21 People Selected as a TED Fellow

Dr. Susan Emmett will make a presentation in Tanzania about reducing hearing health disparities across the globe Otolaryngologist Susan Emmett, MD , an assistant professor of surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and assistant research professor at the Duke Global Health Institute , has...Read more
Dr. Julia Ann Sosa presents at Duke Surgery's Second Annual Research Day
May 19, 2017

Duke Surgery Holds Second Annual Research Day

The Duke Department of Surgery held its Second Annual Research Day earlier this month, featuring presentations in basic and clinical science by faculty and trainees. The department holds this event annually to advance its mission of improving patient care through research and training the next...Read more
May 15, 2017

Duke Medical School Graduates Selected for General Surgery Residencies

The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce that six graduates from the Duke University School of Medicine have been accepted into General Surgery residencies starting next year. In contrast, no graduates from Duke went on to pursue a General Surgery residency in 2016, whereas 17 are expected...Read more
Cecilia Ong, MD, General Surgery Resident
April 21, 2017

Conquer Cancer Merit Award Presented to Duke Surgery Resident

Congratulations to Cecilia Ong, MD , General Surgery Resident, who received the 2017 Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award. Established in 1995, the award recognizes high-quality abstracts and provides funding for recipients to attend the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. The...Read more
Catherine Staton, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine
April 17, 2017

Dr. Catherine Staton Receives GEMA Academic Achievement Award

Duke Surgery would like to congratulate Catherine Staton, MD , Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, for receiving the Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA) Academic Achievement Award. Dr. Staton’s most recent research focuses on decreasing the burden of alcohol use of injured...Read more