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George Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Visiting Professor: Alik Farber, MD, “The Current State of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia”

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Alik Farber, MDChief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery and Radiology, Boston University Dr. Farber is a graduate of Brown University and obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital; a vascular surgery fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; and an endovascular surgery … Read more

Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds, Danielle Ofri, Professor of Medicine, NYU “When We Do Harm: Medical Error and the Human Condition”

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Sponsored by the Department of Surgery, the Department of Anesthesiology, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and the School of Medicine Well-Being Committee. WEBEX LINK Patient safety is a critical issue in medicine today. There is, rightly, a strong emphasis on systems approaches to improving medical care and decreasing error. However, medicine is fundamentally … Read more

Visiting Professor: Arthur Matas, MD, Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota “Controversies in Increasing Living Kidney Donation”

4th Floor Clinic Auditorium

Arthur J. Matas, MD is Professor of Surgery and Director of the Renal Transplant Program at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Currently, Dr. Matas is the principal investigator on three NIH grants concerning ways to improve outcomes for transplantation patients. He has authored or coauthoredover 600 articles and book chapters and his research has been presented at numerous national and international meetings. … Read more

Visiting Professor: Nathaniel J Soper, MD, Loyal and Edith Davis Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University

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Dr. Nathaniel Soper's research interests have revolved around the applications of minimally invasive surgery for gastrointestinal disease, laparoscopic ultrasound, alternative treatments for gallstones and motility of the gastrointestinal tract. More recently he has been involved in the early clinical experience with Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) surgery.