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2019 Quality Hero Awards

At the 2019 Heroes Recognition Dinner for Patient Safety and Quality Week, faculty, residents and staff were recognized for their attention to creating a safe and clean environment. UF Department of Surgery quality hero award winners included Tyler Loftus, M.D. – Outstanding housestaff Tiago Machuca, M.D., Ph.D. –…

Amanda Filiberto, M.D., Receives Medical Student/General Surgery Resident Scholarship

The UF Department of Surgery’s third-year resident Amanda Filiberto, M.D., has been selected by the Society of Vascular Surgery to receive a Medical Student/General Surgery Resident Travel Scholarship. With this $450 scholarship, as well a complimentary registration fee, Dr. Filiberto will be able to attend the 2019 Vascular Annual Meeting…

Bruce Mast, M.D., Appointed to 2018-2019 Visiting Professor Program

Bruce Mast, M.D., has been selected to participate in the 2018-2019 Plastic Surgery Foundation Visiting Professors program. The foundation works with members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons to support research in plastic surgery, as well as emphasize the importance of bringing new ideas and procedures to…

Happy Doctors’ Day!

As part of our annual Doctors’ Day campaign, patients were asked “If you could tell your doctor one thing, what would it be?”…

Four Physicians Welcomed to the Society of University Surgeons

The UF Department of Surgery is excited to share the accomplishments of four of its surgeons! Sanda Tan, M.D., Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.,  Christiana Shaw, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., have all been welcomed to the Society of University Surgeons, or SUS. The mission of SUS is…

Damaris Benton receives quarterly CSiK Award

The UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery is excited to congratulate Damaris Benton, a practice supervisor at the UF Health Surgical Specialists center, was awarded the quarterly Customer Service is Key, or CSiK, award! Damaris was recognized for her help in a different clinic, as she helped implement and…

SCCM Wants to See Your #BlueICU this May!

May is National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM), and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) at the University of Florida College of Medicine wants to celebrate by turning all intensive care units blue! Every day, critical care teams make a difference in the lives of patients and…