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Resident Presentations at the American College of Surgeons’ 2019 Clinical Congress

 

The UT Southwestern Medical Center general surgery residents presented the following topics at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco.

Faculty Inducted as Master Surgeon Educator

 

Associate Professor Stephen Luk, M.D., has been inducted into the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. The academy, which is sponsored by the American College of Surgeons, recognizes innovators and thought leaders who are committed to advancing lifelong surgical education.

New Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery

 

Please join the Department of Surgery in welcoming Professor Linda Farkas, M.D., as chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery.

Mission-Based Budgeting in the Department of Surgery

 

The Surgery Faculty Professional Development Series is in its second year, and as part of the series, finance manager Robert Nix and Collin Coble, financial analyst II, in the Department of Surgery gave a presentation in October on mission-based budgeting and its relevance to every member of the departme

Fall Activities Bring Residents and Faculty Together

 

Physical activity is an important part of wellness and stress management. As such, members of the Department of Surgery often schedule time to take a mental break from their day-to-day activities.

UT Southwestern Frisco Now Open and Accepting Appointments

 

After a great deal of planning and much anticipation from the community, the UT Southwestern Frisco medical office building and its associated Texas Health Hospital are now open.

UT Southwestern Surgery Connect

 

To improve communication within the department, Chair Herbert Zeh, M.D., has implemented UT Southwestern Surgery Connect, a series of brief video updates that are emailed out to the faculty on a regular basis.

GLINT Surveys Give Faculty Members a Voice

 

The department has obtained the services of GLINT, a company that enables organizations to assess levels of employee engagement in real time.

UT Southwestern Frisco Location to Open This Winter

 

This winter, UT Southwestern Medical Center is coming to the North Texas suburb of Frisco. The facility is a partnership with Texas Health Resources, and the two health care giants are bringing expert care to the fastest growing city in the United States.

Resident Fellowship Matches

 

Several of the 2020 chief residents have received their match results. Please join us in congratulating them.