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UTSW and Children’s On a Mission to Enhance Pediatric Care in North Texas

 

After collaborating for nearly 60 years, UT Southwestern and Children’s Health have entered into a more formal partnership that promises to enhance pediatric care in North Texas.

Wooldridge Appointed to Leadership Role

 

Assistant professor and breast surgical oncologist Rachel Wooldridge, M.D., has been appointed co-medical director of the the UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center Genetic Counseling Program.

Hennessy Receives SAGES Award

 

Assistant Professor Sara Hennessy, M.D., has been selected to receive the Barbara Berci Memorial Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Foundation.

Resident ASC Presentations: A Complete List

 

The Department of Surgery was well represented at the Academic Surgical Congress meeting in February 2020. This is the complete list of presentations given by UT Southwestern general surgery residents.

Residents Visit Howard University Residency Fair

 

In February, the Department of Surgery partnered with the UT Southwestern Medical School to attend the annual residency fair in Washington D.C., hosted by Howard University.

Surgical Services at Frisco

 

UT Southwestern Frisco and its associated Texas Health Hospital opened late 2019, and have been serving patients in North Texas for just over six months. This partnership brings together two highly trusted names in healthcare in one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Pancreatic Cancer Patient Summit

 

The third annual Pancreatic Patient Summit is establishing itself as a regualr and anticipated event for UT Southwestern. The summit provides an opportunity for patients who have been affected by or are living with pancreatic cancer to learn about disease management from the experts.

SIM Center Wins Innovation Award

 

UT Southwestern’s Simulation Center has won the Innovation in Education Award from D CEO and Dallas Innovates. The Sim Center was selected from among five finalists.

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.