News & Announcements
The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the introduction of three new Department awards that celebrate good citizenship, and honor the staff, trainees, and faculty who lead by example.
- October 21, 2019
Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, has been elected to The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for outstanding contributions to the medical sciences. She is one of six Yale School of Medicine faculty members to be newly elected to the Academy, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
- October 03, 2019
Eight faculty members of the Department of Surgery were celebrated for academic promotions in the 2018 and 2019 fiscal years, to date.
- September 23, 2019
The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Kevin G. Billingsley, MD, to the Yale Surgery Community. A Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Billingsley will serve as the Chief Medical Officer at Smilow Cancer Hospital (SCH) and Yale Cancer Center (YCC).
- September 10, 2019
The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce Benjamin L. Judson, MD as Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology (ENT).
- July 03, 2019
The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce Peter J. Gruber, MD, PhD as Vice Chair of Research.
- April 05, 2019
Yale's third annual Global Surgery Symposium features speakers from war-torn, limited-resource and remote areas of the world.
- March 21, 2019
Dr. John Morton will join the Yale Community as Vice Chair of Quality, and Division Chief of Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health System.
- March 14, 2019
Dr. Raul Guzman will be joining the team as Division Chief of Vascular Surgery, effective June 3, 2019. Additionally, Dr. Guzman will be appointed as Surgeon-in-Chief, Vascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Center for the Yale New Haven Health System, and Chief of Vascular Surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital.
- March 02, 2019
Dr. David Mulligan, Chief of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, has been elected Vice President, President-Elect of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) Board of Directors. The OPTN/UNOS manages the nation’s organ transplant network under federal contract.