Resident finalists present groundbreaking research and faculty vote to select winners at 2023 Wells Research Day Competition.
Keep up-to-date with upcoming Department of Surgery events and coverage of recent happenings.
Aft Installed as Inaugural Jeffrey F. Moley Professor of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Washington University breast cancer specialist honored in memory of renowned surgical oncologist.
Kaneko Installed as Shoenberg Chair in Cardiovascular Disease
Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, recognized at Shoenberg Chair Installation ceremony.
SPAR Program Receives 2022 QUEST Award
The Surgical Prehabilitation and Readiness program is awarded the QUEST Award for its improvement of patient recovery by preparing them before surgery occurs.
Registration Open for 30th Annual CME Refresher Course & Update in General Surgery
The Midwest’s most comprehensive general surgery review course returns to St. Louis – Register now!
13th Annual Anderson-Newton Lectureship in Transplantation
Robert A. Montgomery, MD, PhD, Director of Langone Transplant Institute at New York University, delivers 2022 Anderson-Newton Lecture.
Researchers Seek to Improve How Patients and Care Teams Make Decisions
Center for Collaborative Care Decisions’ inaugural bootcamp attracts international audience to address shared decision making.
Fields Honored as First Kim and Tim Eberlein Distinguished Professor
Ryan Fields, MD, recognized alongside Paul and Elke Koch and Kim and Tim Eberlein, MD, at distinguished professorship installation ceremony.
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos Research Day 2022
Cardiothoracic trainees present research and visiting professor delivers lecture at annual Kouchoukos Research Day.
Program Director Bootcamp 2022 Underway
Department of Surgery faculty and staff participate in training for residency and fellowship leaders.
Caulk and Cordonnier Visiting Professorships in Urology 2022
John R. Caulk Visiting Professor Gerald Andriole, MD, and Justin J. Cordonnier Visiting Professor Mohammad Allaf, MD, visit the Division of Urology.
Urology Graduation and Awards 2022
Congratulations to graduating urology residents and fellows from the class of 2022.
General Surgery Chief Resident Graduation and Awards 2022
Congratulations to our 2022 graduates, who will go on to become leaders in surgery.
Plastic Surgery Team Participates in Women’s Health Seminar
Kelly Currie, MD, and McKenna Buchheit (Roberts), PA, participated in Christian Hospital’s women’s health seminar.
James Barrett Brown Visiting Professor and Research Day 2022
Visiting professor and research presentations honor legacy of plastic surgery chair.
General Surgery Education Conference: Grand Rounds and Residency Awards
Eberlein delivers a reflection on the future of surgery and residents present annual awards.
Awad Named Clinical Teacher of the Year 2022
Graduating medical students recognize Michael Awad, MD, PhD, for his commitment to education.
Olumba and Newcomer Named Winners of the 21st Annual Samuel A. Wells, Jr., Resident Research Day Competition
Four finalists presented research at 2022 Samuel A. Wells, Jr., Research Day Competition and two winners were selected by faculty vote
Residents, Faculty and Staff Attend Surgical Education Week 2022
Members of the Department of Surgery had a successful showing at Surgical Education Week (SEW) 2022. Alongside several research presentations, residents and staff were honored with awards and grants from surgical education organizations.
Eberlein Delivers ASCRS Humanities in Surgery Lecture
Timothy Eberlein, MD, shares how the Department of Surgery has led in reducing health care disparities and improving health equity.
Cardiothoracic Faculty and Trainees Attend American Association for Thoracic Surgery’s 102nd Annual Meeting
Several Washington University cardiothoracic surgery faculty members and trainees trekked to Boston to attend the American Association for Thoracic Surgery’s 102nd Annual Meeting.
Urology Faculty, Trainees Present Research at the 2022 American Urological Association Annual Meeting
Washington University urologic surgery faculty members and trainees travelled to New Orleans, LA, to attend the 2022 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting.
Asbun Delivers 19th Annual Bricker Lecture
Washington University welcomes Horacio Asbun, MD, for the 19th Annual Eugene M. Bricker Visiting Lecture in Surgery.
Department of Surgery Educators Recognized by Medical Student Awards
At the 2020-2021 Distinguished Service Teaching Awards, three members of the department were recognized for their contributions to medical student education.
WashU CT hosts Inaugural STL Shock Symposium
The St. Louis Shock Symposium aims to help attendees understand of the optimal treatments of cardiogenic shock and severe acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Surgeons Participate in Pedal the Cause 2021
Department of Surgery faculty and residents raise money for cancer research by participating in the 2021 Pedal the Cause event.
FLS and OSATS Training at WISE
Surgery residents come to the WISE Center for laparoscopic and suturing skills lab training this summer.
Youth Outreach at WISE
General Surgery residents gave a tour of the WISE Center and explained various elements of surgery during the BJC School Outreach and Youth Development’s 2021 Adventures in Healthcare Camp.
Justin J. Cordonnier Visiting Professorship 2021
Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS, serves as the 2021 Justin J. Cordonnier Visiting Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
A Conversation with Condoleezza Rice: 101st AATS Annual Meeting
Guest lecturer Condoleezza Rice, 66th U.S. Secretary of State, joined AATS President Marc Moon, MD, in conversation at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
Chair Installation of Justin Sacks, MD, MBA, FACS
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital celebrates the appointment of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief Justin Sacks, MD, MBA, as the Chairholder of the Shoenberg Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Heart to Heart with Ralph Damiano, MD: Leading Edge Medicine
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD, shares life-saving advances in lung transplant and heart surgery with the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Register for the Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Virtual Open House
Learn more about the Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship virtual open house.
WISE Without Walls
Remote and in-person training opportunities at the WISE Center create innovations in the world of surgical education.
Hands-on Training in Endourology
The Division of Urology offers hands-on training, fellowships and clinical research trials in endourology.
Single Port Robotic Training Comes to WISE
Training with an Intuitive Single Port Surgical System at the WISE Center allows practicing physicians to hone their skills on one of the newest innovations in robotic surgery.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Q&A Sessions
Interested in learning about the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis? Have questions for faculty or current residents? Learn more and sign up for an informational session.
John R. Caulk Visiting Professorship 2020
Peggy Pearle, MD, PhD, visits the School of Medicine from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for the Division of Urology’s annual John R. Caulk Visiting Professorship.
Marc Moon Named President of American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Marc Moon, MD, Cardiac Surgery Section Chief, was named President of the AATS at the Association’s Virtual 100th Annual Meeting this May
Nurses Receive Robotics Training at WISE Lab
Operating room nursing staff recently attended a WISE Robotic Skills Lab to work with brand-new robots and simulators.
The Future of Transplant Surgery: 2020 Anderson-Newton Lecture
Shaf Keshavjee Shares the Latest Innovations in Transplant Surgery.
Lung Transplant Program Provides International Support
A group of medical professionals from the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) in Mexico City, Mexico, visited Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis this Feb. for a week of training in lung transplantation. Ruben Nava, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery from the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, hosted the group as they attended […]
Register for the CME Refresher Course & Update in General Surgery
Register Now for the Midwest Region’s Most Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course Are you interested in learning about new technologies in surgery? The 28th Annual Refresher Course & Update in General Surgery runs from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis, Mo. This three-day Continuing Medical Education course is […]