Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, chair of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery.
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Geisel School of Medicine students, Alyssa Flores ‘19 and Ace St. John ’18, were among 30 medical students awarded “Looking to the Future” scholarships to attend the Society of Thoracic Surgeons annual national meeting. A goal of the scholarship is to mentor aspiring cardiothoracic surgeons.
Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named Chair of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Senior Vice President of the Surgical Service Line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Her term begins October 26.
A unique facility for both patient care and translational research, the new Center for Surgical Innovation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock combines interoperative imaging capabilities that give surgeons unprecedented ability to see, in real time, the tissue and organs involved in procedures.
Dartmouth alumnus Matthew Putnam (D’74, Med’77) talks about his journey from a career in academic medicine to performing surgery on the front lines of the war in Afghanistan.