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Thyroid Surgery with Dr Moore

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 01/20/2021: Dr Moore, UF’s very own endocrine surgeon and one of America’s top doctors, talked to us about the history of endocrine surgery and advances over the years. Topics included parathyroid, thyroid, and adrenal surgeries. We also got to…

Transplant Surgery Talk

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 09/04/2020: Dr. Zarrinpar, a transplant surgeon and associate professor in the Department of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery here at UF Shands gave budding MS1 and MS2 interested in surgery or transplantation. The talk also covers the in and outs…

Robotic Surgery Workshop

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 08/27/2020: Over two sessions on 8/26/20 and 8/27/20, MS1s and MS2s attended a workshop on da Vinci robots and got to test their skills on a training simulator and practice robotic surgery skills on an actual surgical robot.

SSIG Cardiothoracic Surgery Talk by Dr. Eric Jeng

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 05/19/2020: Dr Eric Jeng gave us a talk about heart failure and an introduction to ventricular assist devices and ECMO. He also shared how and why he chose his field, what kinds of cases he does, and how we…

SSIG- Matching at UF General Surgery with Current MS4s

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 04/09/2020: Three of our MS4s matched into surgery at UF! Jordan McKean, Stacey Kirkpatrick, and Kathleen Ehresmann spoke with us to answer our questions about the match process, how to be competitive, and why they chose UF for their…

SSIG – Endocrine Surgery

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 01/23/2020: For SSIGs first meeting of the semester, we had Dr. Shaw, a very versatile surgical oncologist with expertise in various endocrine surgeries involving the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands. Attendance consisted of both MS1 and MS2s and we…

SSIG – Plastic Surgery/Cases

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 12/17/2019: For our last meeting of the semester, we hosted Dr. Bruce Mast, professor and chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery at UFCOM. He gave a brief overview of the field of plastic surgery and presented surgical cases, all…

SSIG – Surgical Skills Workshop 2

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 12/05/2019: SSIGs second skills workshop of the semester was focused on laparoscopic surgery, with kits that allow students to practice basic laparoscopic technique. Additionally, there was suturing materials for students to continue to practice knot tying skills.

How to Scrub with SSIG

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 11/13/2019: UF SSIG held its first ever “How to Scrub” Workshop. Students completing a surgical specialty preceptorship were invited to the HMEB Simulation Center for an interactive demonstration and active practice of how to perform a sterile surgical scrub.