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Campus Catch-Up

Campus Catch-Up April 2

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.

Match Day 2021 at Washington University School of Medicine

From WashU Med YouTube

On March 19, Washington University School of Medicine celebrated Match Day. This video shared on the School of Medicine’s YouTube channel features Lade Sogade, an incoming General Surgery Residency intern, finding out she matched with the program.

Nationals reliever Will Harris to see specialist for blood clot in right arm

From Washington Post

Washington Nationals reliever Will Harris will be seeing vascular surgeon Robert Thompson, MD, for a blood clot in his right arm. Thompson has treated many athletes with similar issues in the past.

Special Patient Receives Special Care From Heart Center and Transplant Teams

From St. Louis Children’s Hospital

In 2019, Dale Robertson came to St. Louis Children’s Hospital for a rare, combined heart and liver transplant – when he was 42. After the procedure with pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, PhD, and transplant surgeon Majella Doyle, MD, MBA, Robertson is now more active than ever.

Understanding SCORE and the Future of Surgical Education

From Behind the Knife

Mary Culver Distinguished Professor of Surgery Mary Klingensmith, MD, discusses the history of SCORE (Surgical Council on Resident Education) and how it has improved over time on on this episode of the podcast Behind the Knife.

A doctor moves back home after living out of a camper for a year to keep her family safe from Covid-19

From CNN

After a year of living in a camper to keep her family safe while caring for COVID-19 patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine Tiffany Osborn, MD, MPH, is finally home.