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News Awards and Presentations

1. The following abstract detailing aspects of the Division’s research education curriculum for residents was accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons:

S. Schmidt, R. Gorski, M. Evancho-Chapman, H. Holmes, and W. Fallon. "Development of a Literature-based Research Education Module Specifically Tailored for General Surgery Residents Training in a Community Hospital Setting." American College of Surgeons 95th Annual Clinical Congress. Chicago, IL. 2009.

2. The following post-graduate day presentations received awards at the 17th Annual Summa Health System Postgraduate Day Scientific Session on June 1, 2009:

Walter A. Hoyt, Sr., M.D. Award for Basic Science:
S. Valente (General Surgery) and C. Hart-Spicer, M.D. (Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
"New Biomaterial as a Promising Alternative to Silicone Breast Implants."

Andrew Kerr, Jr., M.D. Award for Clinical Science:
L. Mohrman
"Changes in the Lipid Profile and Differences in Weight-Loss Outcomes Between Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) Patients and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) Patients."