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Accolades and presentations recognized at the 42nd Annual Conference on Shock

UF Department of Surgery residents Michael Cox, M.D., Russell Hawkins, M.D. and McKenzie Hollen were each recipients of the Travel Award, which is granted to presenters with high-ranking abstracts. Awards were presented by the Shock Society at the 42nd Annual Conference on Shock which took place June 8 to…

Saleem Islam, M.D., to serve on the UF College of Medicine’s Curriculum Committee

Congratulations to Saleem Islam, M.D., for his appointment on the UF College of Medicine’s Medical Student Curriculum Committee. The committee serves as the faculty decision-making body regarding content, methods, timing, and structure of the medical education program. The Curriculum Committee works with the Associate Deans for Medical Education,…

Among Twitter users, plastic surgery could benefit from rejuvenation

When it comes to Twitter, the term “plastic surgery” could use some rejuvenation. In one of the first and largest studies of its kind, a University of Florida Health surgeon and his colleagues analyzed more than 1 million Twitter posts to gauge the public’s sentiment toward plastic surgery……

James’ Story: Toe-to-Thumb Transfer

When James Eisel injured his hand, the team at UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center performed a unique procedure to help restore his quality of life……

UF Health Shands Hospital additional operating room renovations underway

A multi-year renovation project at UF Health Shands Hospital will modernize our operating rooms with new state-of-the-art equipment, expand our Pediatric and Adult Preoperative and Post-anesthesia Care Unit, or Preop/PACU, suite space and provide a new Pediatric Hybrid Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Electrophysiology Hybrid Lab……

Research Day 2019 Award Recipients

April 19, 2019 marked the 15th Annual UF Department of Surgery Research Day! This day is held as an annual celebration of scientific advancements and achievements by UF Health surgeons, scientists and residents. Congratulations to the following researchers who demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in their studies:  …

Ashish Sharma, M.D., Wins 2019 Alan T. Hirsch Award

Ashish Sharma’s, M.D., abstract entitled “Noninvasive Spect Imaging Using A Novel Formyl Peptide Receptor Ligand Can Be Used To Diagnose And Monitor Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms” has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 Alan T. Hirsch, M.D., Mid-Career Award in Vascular Medicine! Sponsored by the Council on Peripheral Vascular…