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Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

Colorectal surgery protocol leads to decrease in length of stay, readmissions for ileostomy patients

Published: May 11th, 2017

A quality improvement initiative at UF Health Shands Hospital has led to a significant drop in the length of stay and readmissions among ileostomy patients. The intervention specifically targets dehydration, […]

Read the Spring 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Apr 27th, 2017

UF Department of Surgery offers specialized training for physician assistants

Published: Apr 19th, 2017

The University of Florida is among a handful of educational institutions nationwide offering a specialized surgery residency for physician assistants, or PAs. “Students might graduate from physician assistant school and […]

Read the Fall 2016 issue of The Stitch

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

Atif Iqbal, M.D., appointed to national colorectal surgery committees

Atif Iqbal, M.D., appointed to national colorectal surgery committees

Published: Sep 20th, 2016

Atif Iqbal, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, has been selected as a surgical expert (three-year term, one term renewable by […]

UF surgeons, alumni become fellows in American College of Surgeons

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Eight UF surgeons and three graduates of UF’s surgical residency program were initiated in September as fellows in the American College of Surgeons. The convocation took place in Chicago following […]

Banner in honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Published: Mar 13th, 2012

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths. The best ways to protect yourself from […]