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Corporate grant enhances burn education at UF College of Medicine

Published: May 28th, 2009

Continuing to help better prepare students for their burn rotations, ConvaTec recently renewed a grant to the UF department of surgery’s burn education program. The $10,000 grant enables medical students, […]

Research Day 2009 highlights both basic and clinical science initiatives

Research Day 2009 highlights both basic and clinical science initiatives

Published: Apr 30th, 2009

The University of Florida department of surgery focuses on translational research – transforming laboratory findings into improved patient care. On April 19, the department held its fifth annual Research Day […]

UF surgeons first in state to implant diaphragm pacing system in spine-injured patient

Published: Mar 9th, 2009

University of Florida surgeons today were the first in the state to implant an electronic breathing device in a ventilator-dependent, spinal cord-injured patient. The lightweight, battery-powered diaphragm pacing system was […]

Surgical residents honored for trauma research

Published: Dec 11th, 2008

Two University of Florida College of Medicine surgical residents recently swept a state trauma research competition with wins in both the basic and clinical science categories. The UF honors extended […]

UF’s Burn Center tests virtual reality disaster training

UF’s Burn Center tests virtual reality disaster training

Published: Sep 2nd, 2008

Forget the stethoscope — the video game controller could be the newest item you find in your doctor’s black bag. Medical trauma doctors and nurses throughout Florida will begin testing […]