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John A. Elefteriades, M.D. ’76, HS ’81, FW ’83

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2006 - Autumn


John A. Elefteriades, M.D. ’76, HS ’81, FW ’83, professor and chief of cardiothoracic surgery, received the prestigious Socrates Award for Excellence in teaching and mentoring of residents at the 42nd annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons in Chicago in January. Elefteriades also received the Program Director Award for the best resident paper, titled “What Is the Optimum Treatment for Late Presenters With Acute Type A Aortic Dissection?” The paper was presented by Ryan R. Davies, M.D. ’01, who carried out the research while he was the Winchester Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgical Research at Yale-New Haven Hospital.