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Vascular surgery division earns top honors

Published: Mar 26th, 2018

The UF Department of Surgery’s division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy has again earned the highest rating from a nationwide quality initiative collaboration. UF is among 40 organizations—out of […]

ECMO restores Florida man to health after severe flu diagnosis

ECMO restores Florida man to health after severe flu diagnosis

Published: Dec 29th, 2017

For most of his career as a lineman with Duke Energy, David Goff has climbed tall utility poles to inspect and repair high-voltage wires. It is a tough job that […]

Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., M.D., named chair of the UF Department of Surgery

Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., M.D., named chair of the UF Department of Surgery

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., M.D., has been selected as the new chair of the department of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine following a national search. He […]

University of Florida heart, surgery program at Halifax Health earns accreditation

Published: Oct 23rd, 2017

The University of Florida Health Heart and Vascular Surgery Program at Halifax Health was granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Vascular Testing in the […]

Josh Pickering

‘Help a Hero’

Published: Oct 12th, 2017

Josh Pickering, a U.S. Navy veteran and senior biochemistry major at the University of Florida has been awarded a Fall 2017 “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship” by the Veterans […]

Halifax Health, University of Florida Health partner on kidney transplant program

Published: Oct 9th, 2017

Halifax Health and University of Florida Health joined efforts to enhance Halifax Health Medical Center’s nine-year-old kidney transplant program.

UF researchers link sepsis to poor long-term outcomes in ‘aged’ patients

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Specifically, these patients can progress to a condition marked by chronic inflammation and muscle wasting, known as persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome, or PICS.

UF surgery resident goes Hollywood as medical consultant for ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

David Hall, M.D., a fifth-year UF College of Medicine general surgery resident, served as a medical consultant for the popular ABC drama.

TV 20 Medical Spotlight: Danger of sepsis in hospitals

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Alicia Mohr, M.D., FACS, FCC, an associate professor in the division of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine, talks about the dangers of sepsis and what can […]

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017