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Category: Awards

Resident Mohamad El Moheb, MD Receives $30,000 AAS Research Fellowship Award

1/16/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamad El Moheb who received the 2024 Basic Science/Translational Research Trainee Fellowship Award from the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS). This is a highly competitive award, worth $30,000,…

Traci Hedrick, MD Selected for Membership in the Southern Surgical Association

1/16/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Traci Hedrick for being selected for membership in the Southern Surgical Association (SSA), positioning her among a distinguished group of surgical practitioners! Dr. Hedrick was inducted at…

Eugene McGahren, MD Receives UVA Master Clinician Award

1/16/2024

Dr. Eugene McGahren was honored with a Master Clinician Award, awarded by the UVA School of Medicine Dean‘s Office. This award is given to physician faculty members with the reputation…

Resident Radhika Rastogi, MD Receives 2024 Esther Tsai Sugg Award from the SAAS

1/16/2024

Congratulations to Radhika Rastogi, MD, who recently received the 2024 Esther Tsai Sugg Award from the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS) for her research. Dr. Rastogi‘s abstract, “Inhibition of…

Ourania Preventza, MD Awarded 2023 Physician of the Year Award by the Hellenic Medical Society

1/16/2024

This December, Ourania Preventza, MD, MBA, cardiovascular surgeon and chief of UVA’s Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was honored with the 2023 Physician of the Year Award from the Hellenic Medical…

UVA Surgery | Winter 2024 Newsletter

1/11/2024

We are excited to share this edition of the University of Virginia Department of Surgery Newsletter, in which we highlight a year of outstanding growth and achievement, cutting-edge research, and…

Drs. Kenneth Brayman, Preeti Chhabra, and Jianjie Ma Receive LaunchPad Diabetes Awards

12/5/2023

Congratulations to Kenneth Brayman, MD, PhD; Preeti Chhabra, PhD; and Jianjie Ma, PhD for receiving 2023 LaunchPad Diabetes Awards. These awards provide $100,000 per year over two years to support translational…

UVA Achieves 3-Star Distinction for Lung Cancer Lobectomy from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons

12/5/2023

UVA's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery earned a 3-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for Lung Cancer Lobectomy. This is the highest rating given, placing UVA among the…

Resident Courtney Lattimore, MD Selected for UVA Humanism in Medicine Award

11/8/2023

Congratulations to Dr. Courtney Lattimore, a resident in the UVA Department of Surgery, for being selected for the Dr. Henry Harrison Wilson, Jr. Everyday Humanism in Medicine Award. Awarded by…

Resident Research Day 2023

5/30/2023

This year's Resident Research Day was held on Thursday, May 18. Oral abstracts were presented in Pinn Hall Auditorium, and posters were on display throughout Pinn Hall. Congratulations to the…