Monday, May 27, 2013 – No Grand Rounds & M&M
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Plastic Surg Grand Rounds: Thurs 5-6pm 444B Med School
June 21, 2013 - Visiting Professor Lecture, Arun K. Gosain, MD
Surgical Oncology Grand Rounds: Thurs 12:45pm Room 106, AAB Bldg
Surgical Research Conference: Thurs 12 noon 409L Med School
Transplant Grand Rounds: Fri 8am 444B Med School
Vascular Conferences: Tues 6:45-8am 221E Med School
As an academic health center, we are uniquely situated to provide opportunities for patient care, education and training, and research.
Patient care: As a part of our commitment to providing quality healthcare in surgical
specialties and subspecialties, we promise our patients competent
and informed surgeons, a safe and healthy clinical environment, and a system of
informed and good practices regarding the surgical care that is rendered.
As physicians, educators, administrators, and other healthcare providers,
we will provide the highest and safest level of patient care possible,
based on continuing quality initiatives and educational pursuits.
Please click here for more information on our patient care services.
Education: Since our department's founding in 1966,
more than 225 residents have graduated from our general surgery training program —
outstanding general surgeons who can perform at the highest level as both clinicians and academicians.
We offer excellent clinical teaching, a solid didactic curriculum, and the opportunity to
experience laboratory and clinical research on a first-hand basis, and are
committed to attracting outstanding students and providing them
Please click here for more information on our educational programs.
Basic, translational, and clinical research: Our faculty members serve as
principal investigators in clinical research trials, leading to answers about drugs, devices, therapies, and treatments that will
improve quality of life for us all. Research constitutes a significant component of our department, with innovative
projects leading to greater scientific understanding and improved human health. In this dynamic research
environment, medical students, residents, and our faculty are encouraged to pursue creative scholarly
research activities, towards a goal of becoming a national leader in basic, translational and clinical research.
Please click here for more information on UT Surgery research.
Congratulations to Basil Pruitt, MD, Clinical Professor of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, who has been invited to become an honorary member of the International Society of Surgery:
In April 2013, the Executive Committee of the Swiss-based International Society of Surgery (ISS) voted
unanimously to award a prestigious honorary membership in the ISS to Dr. Pruitt.
In August 2013, an award ceremony will be held during the ISS
International Surgical Week in Helsinki, Finland.
The ISS represents five integrated surgical societies, as well as surgeons from more than 100 countries, with a goal of
international surgical education in developed and developing countries throughout the world.
More about Dr. Pruitt | Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery | Learn more about ISS (5-7-13)