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Dr. Broder demonstrates how a microchip can convert a 2D ultrasound machine into a 3D ultrasound
November 14, 2017

A Tiny Microchip Wins Big!

Inspired by the smart technology of a hand-held game controller, Dr. Joshua Broder of Duke University walked away the ultimate winner in the inaugural Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Research Challenge offered by the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and GE Healthcare (GE). In a first-of-its-...Read more
Michael Lipkin, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology
November 13, 2017

Michael Lipkin, MD, Selected as Duke Clinical Leadership Program Fellow

Michael Lipkin, MD , Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology, has been selected as a Duke Clinical Leadership Program (DCLP) Fellow. Sponsored by the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, the DCLP is a leadership development program for high potential candidates to provide assistance...Read more
Duke-NUS Medical School Building
November 8, 2017

Singapore Partnership Offers Valuable Insight

Singapore has established an efficient and widespread system of healthcare that is considered to be one of the best in the world. At Singapore General Hospital, the largest hospital in the country, the Surgery Academic Clinical Program (ACP) collaborates with the Department of Surgery at Duke in an exchange of medical knowledge, insight, and research.Read more
Dr. Josh Broder demonstrates how their device turns 2-D ultrasound machines into 3-D imaging devices
October 31, 2017

How a $10 Microchip Turns 2-D Ultrasound Machines to 3-D Imaging Devices

Technology that keeps track of how your smartphone is oriented can now give $50,000 ultrasound machines many of the 3-D imaging abilities of their $250,000 counterparts -- for the cost of a $10 microchip. Doctors and engineers from Duke and Stanford universities will demonstrate their device Oct. 31 at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Research Forum in Washington, D.C.Read more
Dr. Kevin Southerland, General Surgery Chief Resident, performs vascular surgery using CYDAR imaging
October 30, 2017

Cloud-Based 3D Imaging Enhances Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

In April, Duke vascular surgeons introduced novel 3D imaging that harnesses the power of the cloud to facilitate endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). Developed by CYDAR Medical in the UK, fusion imaging combines cloud computing with 3D overlay technology, producing an on-screen image that “fuses” computed tomography (CT) images taken before surgery with live fluoroscopic images during the procedure, giving surgeons a visual roadmap to help guide stent graft insertion.Read more
Newsletter cover featuring African-American surgeon and global map with Duke Surgery title
October 19, 2017

On the Global Stage: Expanding Patient Care Beyond the Triangle

Access to safe, affordable surgical care still remains a privilege, one enjoyed by only a minority. According to a 2016 report by the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, 2 out of every 3 people in the world lack access to surgical care. To bridge this gap, Duke Surgery has extended its reach...Read more
General Surgery Chief Residents
October 18, 2017

Duke Hosts 5th Annual Statewide Mock Orals

The Duke Surgical Education and Activities Lab (SEAL) recently hosted the 5th Annual Statewide Mock Orals for thirty General Surgery Chief Residents from various institutions across North Carolina, including Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Wake Forest University, Carolinas HealthCare System, and New Hanover Regional Medical Center.Read more
Gayathri R. Devi, PhD, Associate Director, Research Education, Associate Professor in Surgery, Associate Professor in Pathology
October 17, 2017

Dr. Gayathri Devi Invited as Visiting Professor at Mayo Clinic

Gayathri R. Devi, PhD , Associate Professor in Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences, has been invited as the Martin and Winifred Ehlers Visiting Professor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During this visit, she will present her research related to the modulation of programmed cell...Read more
October 13, 2017

Dr. Bradley Collins Featured as Speaker at Donate Life NC Event

Dr. Bradley Collins , Associate Professor, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, was a featured speaker at the Donate Life NC event held at the North Carolina State Capital, House of Chambers, on October 2, 2017. This meeting was a celebration to mark the registration of 5 million organ donors...Read more
October 12, 2017

Teams Welcome Deployed Staff Member Home

The Department of Surgery and Duke University Hospital (DUH) teams welcomed home one of their own this week from a six-month deployment with the U.S. Army. Amy Alger, MD, FACS , a surgeon at DUH, recently returned to Duke after her service overseas and was welcomed back with a celebration. “As a...Read more
Betty Tong, MD, Matthew Hartwig, MD, and Tina Tailor, MD
October 2, 2017

Duke SCORES Announces Scholars Awards

The Surgical Center for Outcomes Research (SCORES) Scholars Awards were established by the Duke Department of Surgery in 2016 to foster new collaborations around surgical health services research. After a rigorous peer review selection process, we are pleased to announce that the 2017 SCORES...Read more