Thoracic Surgery and Kevan Haas win 2016 Outstanding Service awards

June 14, 2016

Benjamin Haithcock, MD Jason Long, MD The Thoracic Surgery service at UNC won the 2016 Outstanding Service Award, which is presented annually by UNC Department of Surgery interns to the service that they consider is best at faculty teaching and at providing clinical opportunities and technical experience. Thoracic surgeons in the UNC Division of Cardiothoracic … Continued

Thanks from a supporter of Dr. Egan’s research: “If successful, it will help many more patients in need of lungs get their lives back”

May 19, 2016

Thomas Egan, M.D., M.Sc. Dr. Brian Goldstein, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at UNC Hospitals, recently thanked staff, of UNC Hospitals for their work with “Three Good Things” about UNC Hospitals that have been mentioned by patients, students, residents and financial donors. In one of the items, Dr. Thomas Egan’s lung transplant research … Continued

Medical student Audrey Lan wins award to attend 2016 AATS meeting

April 15, 2016

UNC medical student Audrey Lan April 15, 2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) has selected Audrey Lan, a second-year UNC medical student, to participate in its 2016 AATS Member for a Day Program. The award covers Lan’s registration and hotel and provides funds for travel and meals so that she can attend the … Continued

Dr. Egan participates in Lung Transplant Summit

February 24, 2016

Thomas M. Egan, M.D. Feb. 24, 2016 Thomas M. Egan, MD, MSc., spoke at a Lung Transplant Summit hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Feb. 24, 2016, in Bethesda, MD. He was one of 20 experts in lung transplantation and/or cystic fibrosis who were invited to the meeting. The participants will help the Cystic … Continued

Mentored by Dr. Feins, 2 medical students win award for simulator

February 20, 2016

Medical students Lourens De Pisanie (center) and John Cooper (right) discuss their thyroid simulator with Richard Feins, M.D., during Student Research Day. (UNC Health Care photo) Feb. 19, 2016 In a research project guided by Richard Feins, M.D., in the summer of 2015, medical student Lourens Du Pisanie created a simulator that could teach surgical … Continued

Surgery resident Mansi Shah, M.D., wins STSA scholarship

January 13, 2016

Mansi Shah, M.D. Ben Haithcock, M.D. Jan. 14, 2016 Congratulations to UNC Surgery resident Mansi Shah, M.D. who won the 2015 Resident Scholarship from the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA). The scholarship sponsors a general or thoracic surgery resident to travel to the STSA annual meeting, participate in programs, and meet thoracic surgeons. Dr. Shah … Continued

Medical student Mary Shen wins scholarship from Society of Thoracic Surgeons

December 3, 2015

Mary Shen UNC medical student Mary Shen has won a Looking to the Future scholarship from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The award includes free registration and hotel room and travel expenses for the 2016 STS annual meeting, which will take place in Phoenix in January. The main goal of the scholarship program is to … Continued