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An Enduring Commitment to Surgical & Teaching Excellence

The UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society is the alumni society of the UCSF General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Residency Program and is comprised of residents who graduated the program and associate members. Dedicated to surgical excellence, the society has long served as a forum fostering collegiality between surgeons in multiple diverse settings, from academic medicine to bustling community practices, nationally, internationally, and in the developing world.

Mission Statement: The Naffziger Surgical Society’s mission is to promote connection, scholarship, and mentorship between UCSF alumni, faculty, and trainees.

News & Events

Julie Ann Sosa, MD MA FACS

BIOGRAPHY Julie Ann Sosa, MD MA FACS is the Leon Goldman MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where she is also a Professor in the Department of Medicine and affiliated faculty for the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. […]

Research Resident Profile- Alexis Colley, MD

1. How did you get interested in your research topic? I first became interested in patient-doctor communication prior to medical school when I was volunteering at a local hospital. There, I began to see the importance of communication in shared decision-making and wondered about how to make things better for surgical patients. Since medical school, […]

Research Resident Profile- Nathan Brand, MD

1. How did you get interested in your research topic? My interest in global health has always been inextricably tied to my interest in global health. As a middle schooler I was introduced to medicine while accompanying my father on medical trips to Nicaragua. In medical school my interest evolved, and I became focused specifically […]

Research Resident Profile-Audrey Brown, MD MAS

1. How did you get interested in your research topic? I got really interested in the multidisciplinary nature of treating hepatobiliary malignancies in medical school and wanted to focus my research years on a topic in that space.  I was also particularly interested in learning how to manage and analyze large-scale datasets, particularly those involving […]

Naffziger Announces Jennifer Wang, MD, is the Society’s New Vice President

The Naffziger Society is pleased to announce that Jenny Wang, MD is the society’s new Vice President. Dr. Wang completed medical school at Yale School of Medicine & during her residency at UCSF she received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Research, with a focus on outcomes in colorectal surgery. After residency she completed a colorectal […]