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UW Surgery News
Machine Learning Helps Researchers Detect Cancer Early
In a study published in Science Translational Medicine and led by professor of surgical oncology Muhammed Murtaza, MBBS, PhD, researchers used a machine-learning model to examine blood plasma for DNA fragments from cancer cells. The technique, …
2023 Match: Announcing Our New Residents!
The Wisconsin Department of Surgery is excited to announce the selection of our 2022 matched residents. We’re pleased to welcome these gifted future surgeons to our residency programs! General Surgery Residency >> Academic Track Michael …
Fostering Leadership and Comradery in a Diverse and Dispersed Department
There are general professional development courses, and then there are healthcare-specific professional development courses. Many members of the University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery have experienced both types of courses and have learned a little …
Wisconsin Surgery Research Roundup: December 2022
Wisconsin Department of Surgery members engage in remarkable research that yields many impactful publications every month. We’re highlighting several of these publications monthly to showcase the diversity of research in the department; see the December …
2022 Forward Award Winner: Dr. Margaret “Gretchen” Schwarze
Every year, the Department of Surgery honors our talented alumni by presenting one special alumnus with the Forward Award. This prestigious award acknowledges outstanding alumni contributions by current or former residents, faculty, and fellows of …
Learn About Wisconsin Surgery:
- Surgery Grand Rounds
- Voice & Swallow Clinics Lecture Series
- Outreach Talks
- Clinical Simulation Program
Our online surgery Grand Rounds are offered each year, September through May, for free CE credit with self-assessment.
Our Voice & Swallow Clinics Lecture Series is comprised of expert lectures recorded live during private offerings held at the UW Voice & Swallow Clinic that you can review to earn CEU credit year round.
Learn more about our Voice & Swallow Clinics Lecture Series.
The GlovesOn goal is to educate the region’s surgeons on techniques available at UW Health to expand and enhance their surgical practice.
Our doctors are available to speak on a variety of surgery topics for your monthly or weekly journal clubs, case conferences, grand rounds and tumor boards.
The UW Health Clinical Simulation Program provides robust and realistic learning opportunities to prepare health care professionals for actual patient care situations. The center offers educational opportunities for students, faculty and staff from UW Health, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, departments across UW-Madison and the community.