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UF Department of Surgery offers specialized training for physician assistants

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 want to practice in surgery, but it’s a daunting prospect. They might have done a six-week surgical rotation during their…

Sometimes you need a team of people to cheer you to victory

Two years ago, Barbara Adams, 46, discovered how important the support of the right team could be. She was volunteering at the local YMCA, playing kickball with the children, and found she was winded and couldn’t catch her breath.

Three UF department of surgery faculty promoted

Three faculty members at the UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery have received promotions. Steven Hughes, MD, chief of the division of general surgery and vice chair for the department of surgery, was promoted to professor. His clinical expertise is…

Hughes appointed to journal editorial board

Steven Hughes, M.D., chief of general surgery and an associate professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of surgery, was appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. The publication is the official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Faculty promotions and tenure news

Congratulations to Steven Hughes, M.D., an associate professor and chief of the department of surgery’s division of general surgery, on earning tenure; and to Thomas Beaver, M.D., M.P.H., with the division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, on being promoted to professor.