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August 10, 2016
The 2016 Quarter 3 Edition of the Department of Surgery's newsletter is online now!
July 21, 2016
Dr. Jeevan Nagendran joins the Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor within the Division of Cardiac Surgery.
July 12, 2016
We are proud to announce the results of the Department of Surgery’s Summer Studentship Awards competition.
May 18, 2016
The 2016 winners of Tom Williams Surgical Research Day have been announced.
May 11, 2016
We are pleased to announce Dr. Roderick MacArthur as the new Divisional Director and Zone Section Head of Cardiac Surgery, effective April 20, 2016.
April 6, 2016
March 28, 2016
Featuring James Shapiro, CTV News profiles his recent work.
March 23, 2016
Global News Health Reporter Su-Ling Goh looks into how weight-loss surgeries performed abroad take a tole on the Alberta taxpayer, featuring Dan Birch.
March 21, 2016
Featuring Vivek Mehta, the Edmonton Journal profiles the anniversary of nine-year-old Brandt Johner's surgery to treat his case of craniosynostosis.
March 15, 2016
Featuring Shahzeer Karmali, by Tricia Lo of CBC News.