Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal & Oncologic Surgery. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.
Dr. Bilimoria's published in JAMA "Hospital Characteristics Associated With Penalties in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program"Dr. Karl Bilimoria's published in JAMA for his research "Hospital Characteristics Associated with Penalties in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program". The article can be found here.
Veterans waiting longer for cancer care
Bilimoria Receives NCCN Young Investigator Award
Bilimoria will use the grant – $150,000 over two years – to work on research regarding the quality of care delivered to melanoma and breast cancer patients.
Researchers collaborate with Surgery Faculty to create simulators to enhance medical educationRead the Feinberg SOM article Innovation Lab Enhances Medical Training which discusses how "researchers in the lab have collaborated with faculty to create everything from pediatric radiology simulators to neonatal chest tube simulators to plastic surgery models for facial lacerations... Amy Halverson, MD collaborated with the lab to develop plastic surgery models for facial lacerations. Read More
Dr. Eric Hungness is named the S. David Stulberg, MD, Research Professor of Advanced Surgical EducationDr. Eric S. Hungness was celebrated last Monday evening, November 19th with a program in honor of his investiture as the S. David Stulberg, MD, Research Professor of Advanced Surgical Education. The S. David Stulberg, MD, Research Professorship of Advanced Surgical Education was created by Max & Lorayne Cooper in 2007 to recognize and thank Dr. S. David Stulberg for the compassionate and expert care he provided Mr. Cooper over the years. Through this professorship, created in perpetuity, the fields of advanced surgical education and minimally invasive surgery research and education will receive excellent, ongoing support. Congratulations Dr. Hungness!