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Stefanidis and Nickel provide national leadership in surgical education

Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, vice chair of education in the Department of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, and Brianne Nickel, MA, C-TAGME, clinical education leader within the department, recently began their terms as presidents of national surgical education associations. Dr. Stefanidis is the current president of the Association for Surgical Education and Nickel is the president of the Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery. Both will serve as presidents for a one-year term. 

Angie Antonopoulos  |  May 17, 2022

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Pictured left to right are General Surgery residents Elizabeth Huffman, MD, PGY 4, Angela Chen, MD, PGY 4 and Zainab Faiza, MD, PGY 2, who were among 19 physicians selected for induction into the AOA who are currently training in graduate medical programs at the IU School of Medicine.

IU surgeons inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Four Department of Surgery physicians were recently inducted into the 2022 Class of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. This year's inductees included Jonathan

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Apr 20, 2022

Al Hassanein, MD

Hassanein receives scientific research grant designed to overcome COVID disruptions

Research scientists and those with dependents were significantly impacted by COVID-19 – spending roughly 40 percent less time on studies. To address this challenge, the

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Apr 12, 2022

Burcin Ekser, MD, PhD, Division of Transplant Surgery

Burcin Ekser MD, PhD, receives ASTS Rising Stars in Transplant Surgery Award

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons recently recognized Burcin Ekser, MD, PhD, associate professor of surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Jan 21, 2022

Teresa Jones, MD, NIDDK

NIH leader joins first offsite Diabetic Foot Consortium meeting at Indiana University

The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering recently hosted the first offsite meeting for the Diabetic Foot Consortium at the IU Health Neuroscience Center.

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Nov 16, 2021

Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD

Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD, named to the American College of Surgeons Board of Regents

Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, was elected to The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents at its annual meeting in October.

Glenda Shaw  |  Nov 15, 2021

IU School of Medicine student Joshua Matthews uses a model to demonstrate appendectomy surgery

Slemenda Experience Reveals Roots of Global Health Interest

Joshua Matthews is one of three IU School of Medicine students selected as Slemenda Scholars this summer by the IU Center for Global Health. Matthews shares

Debbie Ungar  |  Jul 30, 2021

michael murphy stands in his lab

Cell-based therapies to prevent limb loss continue to grow at the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering

The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering has been at the national forefront in developing cutting-edge approaches to cell-based therapies for wound healing and

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 17, 2021

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IU School of Medicine transplant faculty introduces program to help with liver transplant shortage

When someone has end-stage liver disease, declining health and death are real possibilities as treatments become less and less effective. In this case, liver transplantation

Marco Gutierrez  |  Feb 15, 2021

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Faculty Spotlight - Gregory Borschel, MD

Gregory Borschel, MD, is the James Harbaugh, Jr. Professor of Plastic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery and the Chief of

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jan 12, 2021