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Course prepares UF medical students for first year as surgical residents

Surgical residents face myriad challenges in the first weeks of their intern year as they transition from students to clinicians. “The hardest part about being an intern is that you don’t feel ready to be a doctor,” said George Sarosi, M.D., the Robert H. Hux Professor in the…

Sanda Tan, M.D., Ph.D., inducted into UF Society of Teaching Scholars

Sanda Tan, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of surgery at University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine, was appointed to the UF Society of Teaching Scholars. She is the only UF surgeon to join the Society. Tan is a board-certified colorectal surgeon who spends a significant portion of her time…

Join the 6th Annual Woodward Society Spring Meeting

Each spring, Woodward Society members gather in Gainesville to learn the most up-to-date and relevant advancements in surgical practice and treatment, as well as the management of surgical residents.

UF surgeon inducted into American College of Surgeons

One UF surgeon and two graduates of UF’s surgical residency program were initiated in October as fellows in the American College of Surgeons. The convocation took place in Washington, D.C., the location of the college’s 2013 meeting. New fellows include: UF faculty: Chasen Croft, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, division…

University of Wisconsin pediatric surgeon gives Talbert lecture

Keith Oldham, M.D., professor and chief of the division of pediatric surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin was this year’s guest speaker at the James Lewis Talbert Lectureship and Mini-Symposium Program on March 22. Oldham, who also is the Marie Uihlein Chair of Pediatric Surgery, surgeon-in-chief and clinical vice…

Division of plastic and reconstructive surgery adds its own residency training program

The department of surgery’s division of plastic and reconstructive surgery will begin its own integrated residency training program in July 2013. The program will allow medical students to match directly into a training program focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery, instead of completing a general surgery residency before further specializing…

UF surgeons, alumni become fellows in American College of Surgeons

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 the college’s annual meeting. New fellows include: UF faculty: Adam Beck, M.D., assistant professor of vascular surgery Brendan Boland, M.D.,…