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Dr. Trista Reid Honored as First Craver Professor
With the support and generosity of UNC School of Medicine alum Joseph M. Craver, MD ’67, the Office of Medical Education is proud to announce the creation of the Craver Professor Award honoring outstanding teachers in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Surgery who both inspire and change the lives of medical students through their teaching. The first Craver Professor Award recipient is Trista D. Reid, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of General Acute Care Surgery.
Surgery Faculty Awarded AAS Best Overall Manuscript by an AAS Member
Congratulations to Stephanie Lumpkin, Paula Strassle, and Nicole Chaumont
Dr. Caranasos & TAVR Team Praised in Patient Video Testimonial
Dr. Caranasos & the UNC TAVR Team (John Vavalle, MD, Matthew Cavender, MD, Cassie Ramm, MSN, and Tabitha Linville, BSN) received praise in a patient video testimonial for a successful Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement procedure.
Dr. Lawrence Kim Elected to American Board of Surgery
Dr. Lawrence Kim Elected to American Board of Surgery
Dr. Raghid Bitar Elected to Board of American College of Surgeons
Dr. Bitar Elected to Board of American College of Surgeons
Dr. Jen Jen Yeh Named 2017 Oliver Smithies Investigator
The Oliver Smithies Program recognizes senior research faculty in the UNC School of Medicine who have made major contributions to research within and beyond their discipline.
Dr. Thomas Caranasos Co-Authors Article
Nature.com Article on Biomedical Engineering
Three Surgery Faculty Receive Junior Faculty Development Awards
Corey Kalbaugh, Robert Maile, and Trista Reid were the Recipients of these Awards
Kibbe receives 2017 Dr. Rodman E. and Thomas G. Sheen Award
Melina Kibbe, MD, was honored with the prestigious Dr. Rodman L. Sheen and Thomas G. Sheen Award at the Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Marco Patti Publishes New Book "The American Health Care System"
Dr. Marco Patti Publishes New Book "The American Health Care System"
1-Day Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma
The UNC School of Medicine is offering 1 day Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma. Course designated for PGY4 and 5 Residents.
New Chief in the Division of GastroIntestinal Surgery
Alessandro Fichera, MD is the new Chief at the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Dr. Kibbe Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Dr. Melina Kibbe was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
A Decade of Hope Article on ESPN
ESPN’s Jason Ray 10 Year Anniversary Special, UNC Transplant Clinic
Luigi Pascarella has been named the new Surgery M4 Director
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Luigi Pascarella has been named the new Surgery M4 Director.
Kibbe joins fellow JAMA editors in publication of commentary on gun violence
This week, editors-in-chief of journals in the JAMA network published an editorial, "Death By Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis." Melina Kibbe, MD, Chair of the Department of Surgery and Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Surgery, is one of the co-authors.
Stephanie Lumpkin to Serve on Research Committee
Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Lumpkin, who was elected to the Association for Academic Surgery's Clinical and Health Services Research Committee
Dr. Scott Hultman Joins Foundation Board
Dr. Scott Hultman, Distinguished Professor of Surgery, has been elected to serve on the Fresh Start Caring For Kids Board of Directors.
Dr. Patti and Schlottmann Featured in ACS Surgery News
The findings of a study of Dr. Patti and Dr. Schlottmann were recently reported in the June issue of ACS Surgery News, the official newspaper of the American College of Surgeons
Department of Surgery Summer Newsletter 2017