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Wen T. Shen, M.D., M.A. Installed as 67th President of UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society

Wen T. Shen, M.D., M.A.  recently assumed the leadership reins as  67th President of UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society for 2016-2017.  Dr. Shen, an endocrine surgeon, specializes in procedures for thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal gland surgery. He also has a strong … Continue reading

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Theodore R. Schrock, M.D., Former Naffziger President and UCSF Department of Surgery Chair, Dies at 76

Theodore R. Schrock, M.D., who had a storied career at UCSF, as a medical student, then a surgery resident, faculty member, Department of Surgery Chair and Chief Medical Officer for UCSF Medical Center, recently passed away at age 76. Theodore … Continue reading

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Celebration Honoring William P. Schecter, MD, Professor Emeritus of Surgery at UCSF and SFGH

On Thursday, December 3, the UCSF Department of Surgery hosted a celebration was held honoring the illustrious career and accomplishments of William P. Schecter, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M. Dr. Schecter joined the UCSF faculty in 1980 as an Assistant Clinical Professor of … Continue reading

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Marjorie Albo, Wife of Legendary Bay Area Surgeon Dr. Robert Albo, Dies

Marjorie Stanley Albo of Piedmont, California passed away peacefully in Orinda, California with her family by her side. Marjorie “Marge” was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Robert Albo, well known bay area surgeon and former team physician of … Continue reading

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Awards Announced for 28th Annual J. Engelbert Dunphy Resident Research Symposium

The 28th Annual J. Engelbert Dunphy Resident Research Symposium was held on March 11, 2015 at Toland Hall. Jennifer Grandis, MD,  Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research, Director of Clincial and Translational Science Institute, and Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, gave … Continue reading

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Laurence F. Yee, MD Installed as 66th President of UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society

Laurence F. Yee, MD, FACS, FASCRS has been elected the 66th President of the UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society for the 2015-2016 term. Dr. Yee is a general and colorectal surgeon and Associate Clinical Professor of  Surgery at UCSF. He also serves as Director of the Laparoscopic … Continue reading

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A Personal Tribute to the Late Thomas R. Russell, MD

by Dr. Laurence Yee, MD Read on November 16, 2014 in Bolinas, California  Dr. Thomas Russell is that once in a lifetime person and personality. The 1 in a billion person. And it was my great luck to be associated … Continue reading

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James Constant, MD, FACS Installed as 65th President of UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society

James Constant, MD, FACS was recently installed as the 65th President of the UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society. Dr. Constant is a general surgeon with a practice at Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco where he serves as Assistant Physician in Chief, Surgical Services and Perioperative Quality … Continue reading

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UCSF Department of Surgery Presents 27th Annual Dunphy Resident Research Symposium

The UCSF Department of Surgery presented the annual Resident Research Symposium funded by the UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society on  April 25, 2014, an event that showcases the research of residents, fellows and medical students in the Department of Surgery and honors the life … Continue reading

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UCSF Surgeon Peter Stock Plays Pivotal Role in Passage of Hope Act

A clinical investigation headed by UCSF transplant surgeon Peter G. Stock, M.D., Ph.D. (pictured far left) has led to the passage of the Hope Act lifting the ban on research into transplanting organs between HIV-positive donors and recipients. Dr. Stock … Continue reading

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