Department funds

Surgery Hands_largerimage_KiewelThe following funds help support the entire Department of Surgery:

Chairman’s Circle of Excellence
Supports opportunities and challenges identified by the Chair of the Department.

Hugh A. Walters Humanitarian Award
Supports an award in honor of the memory and legacy of surgical resident Hugh A. Walters, M.D., who died in 2008. This award is given annually to a surgical resident who embodies Dr. Waters’ qualities of compassionate care and selfless dedication to excellence.

Tad Kim Award
Supports an award in honor of surgical resident Tad Kim, M.D., who died in 2014. The award is given annually to a general surgery resident.

Stephen B. Vogel, M.D. Visiting Lecture Fund
Honoring Stephen B. Vogel, M.D., this fund supports bringing a visiting lecturer to the annual Woodward Society Spring meeting. If the meeting does not take place, these funds will support an annual Stephen B. Vogel lecturer at Surgery Grand Rounds.

Surgery Research and Educational Fund
Supports educational and research initiatives in the department of surgery.

Woodward Society
Department of Surgery faculty and alumni pay annual dues to this fund to support post-graduate medical education, service and research.