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Moore named Society of Critical Care Medicine fellow

The Society of Critical Care Medicine has selected Frederick A. Moore, M.D., as a Master Critical Care Medicine Fellow. Moore and 19 other health-care providers will receive the designation, which is being awarded for the first time at the society’s 41st Clinical Care Congress in Houston in February. Moore, chief…

Patton receives American Society of Transplant Surgeons award

Pamela Patton, P.A., M.S.P., will receive the 2012 American Society of Transplant Surgeons Advanced Transplant Provider Award at the society’s Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium, to be held in January in Miami. Patton serves as the Clinical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation at UF. She has worked…

Eight UF surgeons included among country’s “top doctors”

Physician rankings on U.S. News & World Reports’ website show eight UF surgeons are among the nation’s “top doctors,” as determined by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a well-known organization that rates health-care providers. Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., a professor and chief of UF’s division of vascular surgery; David W.

Annual Hugh A. Walters Humanism Award announced

Dean Yamaguchi, MD, a fifth-year chief surgical resident, was honored earlier this month with the University of Florida department of surgery’s Hugh A. Walters Humanism in Medicine Award. It is the third year that UF surgical residents have selected a peer to receive the award, which honors the…

UF surgeon earns shock society early career investigator award

Philip Efron, M.D., an assistant professor in the UF Department of Surgery, has been awarded the Shock Society’s 2010 Fellowship for Early Career Investigators. Efron, who also is co-director of the Inflammation Biology and Surgical Science Laboratory, was formally recognized during the Society’s annual conference held mid-June in Portland, Ore.

UF surgical resident receives unprecedented award

As the first surgical resident at the University of Florida to receive an individual postdoctoral fellowship award (F32), Alex Cuenca, M.D., is now one step closer toward pursuing his dream of becoming an academic surgeon. In February, Cuenca, a fourth-year surgical resident, was notified he received a one-year $52,000…