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What We’re Reading: 09/06/19

A few highlights from around the web that made it into our feeds this week.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Spotlight on Interns 2018-2019

A diverse group of international and national MD graduates join the Department of Surgery’s General Residency Program in 2018.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

JJSS Welcomes Our 2019 Graduates

Each year the Society welcomes new graduates from the Department of Surgery’s training programs (general residency, cardiothoracic residency, plastic and reconstructive residency, as well as fellows graduating from Breast, GI/Endo, Pediatric, Transplantation and Vascular Fellowships) with a letter from the President and a gift from the Department of “A Proud Heritage: An Informal History of Surgery at Columbia”. Some graduates return to join the Columbia faculty while others spread their talents across the US.
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What We’re Reading: 8/30/19

A few highlights from around the web that made it into our feeds this week.
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A recent study shows one-third of all clinical trials that led to government-approved cancer drugs in the last decade didn’t report on race.
Many clinical trials don’t account for racial diversity, yet they are still used to determine FDA approvals for new cancer drugs. A recent study shows one-third of all clinical trials that led to government-approved cancer drugs in the last decade didn’t report on race.
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Dr. Alejandro Rios Tovar, a surgeon at the University Medical Center of El Paso.
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What We’re Reading: 8/19/19

A few highlights from around the web that made it into our feeds this week.
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Lung, heart, and colon surgery are highlighted as part of NYP/Columbia’s top-scoring performance in 2019’s US News & Word Report Best Hospitals rankings.
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Columbia’s heart surgery team has been recognized for its unparalleled quality with the highest ranking available to any center.
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Learning your child needs aortic valve surgery can fill your mind with “what ifs.” Suddenly, you must absorb gobs of complicated medical information and make crucial decisions about their health and future. The circumstances require a crash course in anatomy and cardiology; you must become an expert in conditions and treatments, read up on state-of-the-art advancements.
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