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UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

Published: Jul 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Philip Efron, M.D., Shawn Larson, M.D., Janice Taylor, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., who have been promoted within the UF College of Medicine. Philip Efron, Professor, Acute Care […]

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Kashton’s Story

Published: Jun 20th, 2019

When a fall left Kashton with severe burns, UF Health pediatric surgeons provided the specialized care he needed to get back on his feet…

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UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties, makes big gains in three

Published: Jun 19th, 2019

  UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas — pediatric cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and diabetes/endocrinology…

Saleem Islam, MD, Pediatric Surgeon, UF Department of Surgery

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

Published: Jun 5th, 2019

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, […]

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Published: Oct 26th, 2018

The following Department of Surgery faculty members have been recognized by the University of Florida as 2018 Exemplary Teachers: Jessica Cioffi, MD – assistant professor, division of surgical oncology Thomas […]

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Pediatric and adult ECMO program earns international award

Published: Aug 7th, 2018

UF Health teams who operate unique machines that help keep patients alive at their most vulnerable moments have been honored with an international award for excellence.

UF’s chief of pediatric surgery recently elected to AAP Section on Surgery Executive Committee

UF’s chief of pediatric surgery recently elected to AAP Section on Surgery Executive Committee

Published: Jun 1st, 2018

Saleem Islam, MD, MPH, chief of pediatric surgery at the UF College of Medicine, was recently elected as the newest member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Section on […]

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., appointed to UF Society of Teaching Scholars

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., appointed to UF Society of Teaching Scholars

Published: Mar 17th, 2017

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., a professor and chief of pediatric surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine, was recently appointed to the UF Society of Teaching Scholars. Current […]

Burn survivor resumes life as an active teenager

Published: Mar 2nd, 2017

Tyrone Crawford Jr. loves sports. Coming from an athletic family, the Tallahassee teenager played his first football game at age 6. It was a passion that would continue through his […]

Read the Fall 2016 issue of The Stitch

Published: Nov 1st, 2016