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2017 Commencement Address

Dr. Kelly McMasters Delivers Powerful Commencement Address at UofL School of Medicine Graduation

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Transplant Team Reaches Milestones

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Price Institute of Surgical Research Celebrates 60 Years, Holds Reunion

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Surgery faculty perform First islet cell auto-transplantation In Kentucky

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U of L: Buildings don’t perform organ transplants – surgeons do


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From the Chairman

The University of Louisville, Department of Surgery, has a long and proud tradition of excellence. From its inception in 1837, when the University of Louisville served as the premier medical training ground for the western frontier of the United States. The Department. Surgery has been at the forefront of surgical education, patient care, and research.
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Dr. McMasters

Grand Rounds Calendar

Grand Rounds Speaker

Oct 20, 2017: "Update of breast cancer-related lymphedema"

Presentation by:
Nicolas Ajkay, M.D.

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Owen Frederick McMasters

For information on Brown Cancer Center Owen's Wish Fund for Cancer Immunotherapy Research, click here.

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2017 Commencement Address

Dr. Kelly McMasters Delivers Powerful Commencement Address at UofL School of Medicine Graduation

Chairman of the UofL Department of Surgery Dr. Kelly McMasters delivered the commencement address at the 2017 School of Medicine graduation. Click here to read the address, which is titled "Reflections from the Other Side" and describes Dr. McMasters' experience as both a physician and a loved one of a patient. His son Owen died February 15, 2016 following a courageous four-year battle with leukemia. To donate to the Owen’s Wish Fund for Cancer Immunotherapy Research of the J. Graham Brown Cancer Center, click here.



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Transplant Team Reaches Milestones

The Transplant Team at Jewish Hospital reached two milestones this month. It completed 5,000 organ transplants, including its 900th liver transplant. The Division of Transplantation is in the UofL Department of Surgery and is led by Dr. Christopher Jones.


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Reunion

Price Institute of Surgical Research Celebrates 60 Years, Holds Reunion

The Price Institute of Surgical Research held a reunion Sept. 7 - 9 in honor of its 60th Anniversary. More than 30 people attended, including former Price fellows from all over the world. Additionally, a former Fulbright scholar returned from Moldova. Attendees gave scientific presentations and talks about the benefits of having done research at the Price Institute.

Visit here to see photos from the event.


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Surgery faculty perform First islet cell auto-transplantation In Kentucky

Surgery faculty perform First islet cell auto-transplantation In Kentucky

Faculty members from the UofL School of Medicine performed the first Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplantation (TP-IAT) procedure in the Commonwealth of Kentucky at Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health.

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