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UF College of Medicine approves designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

Published: May 18th, 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine has approved a designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center. The center stems from a UF department of surgery-led initiative established in 2014 […]

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 […]

Scott Berceli, M.D., Ph.D., and Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, named University Term Professors

Scott Berceli, M.D., Ph.D., and Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, named University Term Professors

Published: Apr 14th, 2017

Two University of Florida Department of Surgery faculty have been named among the 2016-2017 University Term Professors through the UF College of Medicine. Scott A. Berceli, M.D., Ph.D., is a […]

UF Health opens hybrid OR for trauma patients

Published: Feb 22nd, 2017

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital recently opened a new hybrid OR suite dedicated to trauma cases. The room integrates a standard operating room with interventional radiology equipment to allow […]

Cardiothoracic respiratory bundle reduces patient ventilator time and ICU length of stay

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

Statistics show that the less time a patient spends on a ventilator, the better the outcomes. The risks associated with prolonged time on a ventilator range from swollen vocal chords, […]

Read the Fall 2016 issue of The Stitch

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Published: Sep 29th, 2016

UF Health’s Dr. Philip Efron explains what the disease is and how it can be prevented.

UF Health surgeons save motorcycle crash victim

Published: Aug 23rd, 2016

The sound of the ShandsCair helicopter is something Kevin Moore will never forget.

Faculty join UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery

Published: Aug 10th, 2016

Two surgeons have joined the faculty in the University of Florida’s College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. Alexander L. Ayzengart, MD, MPH, FACS, is an assistant professor in the division […]