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

Published: Oct 31st, 2012

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 […]

UF surgeons, alumni become fellows in American College of Surgeons

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

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 […]

Research Day 2012

Research Day 2012

Published: May 15th, 2012

The department of surgery held its eighth annual Research Day on April 18, 2012. Ronald V. Maier, MD, the Jane and Donald D. Trunkey Professor and Vice Chair of Surgery […]

Dr. Tad Kim named Hugh A. Walters award recipient

Dr. Tad Kim named Hugh A. Walters award recipient

Published: May 11th, 2012

University of Florida College of Medicine chief surgical resident Tad Kim, M.D., received the 2012 Hugh A. Walters Humanism in Medicine Award on April 4, the second time he earned […]

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Student researcher wins award for quest to improve liver recovery after injury

Published: Apr 23rd, 2012

Richa Vijayvargiya is an award-winning researcher — and she hasn’t even earned her bachelor’s degree yet. Vijayvargiya is in her junior year as an undergraduate student at UF majoring in […]

In the Loupes: Women in surgery

Published: Apr 20th, 2012

By Emina Huang, M.D. Associate professor of colorectal surgery With increased choices regarding health-care providers, there continues to be a paucity of women surgeons in academic health centers. Though women […]

Surgical resident inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society

Published: Mar 6th, 2012

Constance Lee, M.D., was one of 32 new inductees to the Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

A surgeon in training

A surgeon in training

Published: Feb 28th, 2011

As a little girl visiting the pediatrician, Makesha Miggins, M.D., was enamored with the way her doctors could help people by putting the pieces of the puzzle together. It seemed […]

Meet your future surgeon

Meet your future surgeon

Published: Jan 15th, 2011

Standing in an operating room at Shands Cancer Hospital, Fred Bien-Aime feels one step closer to his dream of becoming a surgeon.

UF surgical resident receives unprecedented award

UF surgical resident receives unprecedented award

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

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 […]