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Campus Catch-Up

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.

Prime cuts — renowned surgeon raises quality cattle

From St. Louis Post Dispatch

The St. Louis Post Dispatch features Thoracic Surgery Chief Bryan Meyers, MD, MPH, and his life as a surgeon and farmer. When Meyers is not at the hospital, he’s raising cattle, pigs, hens and chickens at his Three Spring Farms in Perry County, Missouri. He then sells the products at the Tower Grove Park Farmers Market during the spring and summer.

Improving dialysis through design

From WashU NewsRoom

A multidisciplinary team from the School of Medicine, including vascular surgeon Mohamed Zayed, MD, PhD, and the university’s McKelvey School of Engineering have found a better way to design clot-prone grafts currently used for hemodialysis, a life-sustaining blood-filtering treatment.

Father and son surgeons strengthen their bond while working at St. Louis hospital


Transplant surgeon William Chapman, MD, and General Surgery resident William Chapman, Jr., MD, MPHS, appeared on KMOV to talk about their bond both as father and son and as Washington University surgeons.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington U. School Of Medicine Ranked No. 1 Among State Of Missouri, Top 7 Percent Nationally

From Riverbender

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. The pediatric specialities ranked include Urology (No. 12) and Cardiology & Heart Surgery (No. 17).

ACS to Host Discussion on DEI and Anti-Racism

From The American College of Surgeons

Chair Timothy Eberlein, MD, discusses the efforts of the ACS to address diversity, equity, and inclusion issues and the collaborative Promoting DEI & Anti-Racism: Professional Surgical Society Retreat, hosted on June 23, 2021.