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  • – Surgery

    Dr. Wren Elected ISS Fellow

    The International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC) Council has elected Dr. Sherry Wren as Fellow of the International Society of Surgery.

  • – Surgery

    OR Team Wins Patient Safety Star Award

    An OR team was the winner of Stanford Health Care's October 2020 Patient Safety Star Award. The team consisted of Dr. Sophia Turkmani-Bazzi, Dr. Will Watkins, Anne Marie Lycan RN, Don Williams RN, Monica Smith, and our own Drs. David Spain, Carlie Arbaugh, and Ioana Baiu.

  • – Scope

    Reducing Surgical Site Infections in Low-Resource Settings

    After an inspirational experience working with a family medicine doctor in Nepal as a medical student, Jared Forrester, MD, knew he wanted to spend more time focusing on global health during his surgical residency at Stanford Medicine.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. August Appointed to CSSP Education Committee

    Dr. Auriel August has been appointed to the American College of Surgeons' (ACS) Cancer Standard Surgery Program (CSSP) Education Committee for a three-year term.

  • – Scope

    Post-Surgical Abdominal Adhesions: A Potential Cause and Possible Treatment

    Postdoctoral scholar Deshka Foster, MD, PhD; plastic and reconstructive surgeon Michael Longaker, MD; and pathologist Gerlinde Wernig, MD, have identified a molecular pathway involved in adhesion formation in mice and humans, and found that inhibiting the activity of a protein called JUN can substantially reduce the formation of adhesions in a mouse model.

  • – Surgery

    Biohub Fellowship Program Selects Dr. Stoltz

    Dr. Daniel Stoltz has been selected by the Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub to participate in their Physician-Scientist Fellowship Program.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Narayan awarded AΩA Fellowship

    Dr. Raja Narayan has been awarded a 2020 Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Postgraduate Fellowship. The fellowship provides $2,000 to support his research.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Baiu Finalist for ACS Teaching Award

    Dr. Ioana Baiu was a top 10 finalist for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) 2020 Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Miller Finalist for Chassin Award

    Dr. Miquell Miller was a top 10 finalist for the 2020 Jameson L. Chassin, MD, FACS, Award for Professionalism in General Surgery.

  • – Surgery

    GenSurg Receives 2 COVID Research Grants

    The Division of General Surgery has received two Stanford RISE COVID-19 Crisis Response Faculty Seed Grants.