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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY April 2016 | Archived Issues

FDA Warns About Opioids, Diabetes Medications

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings about safety issues with the entire class of opioid pain medicines and with Type 2 diabetes medicines containing saxagliptin and alogliptin.


Mark Your Calendar


Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Education Schedule

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Education Schedule - April 2016 (PDF)  

Education Schedule - May 2016 (PDF)  


Surgery Scheduling

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Surgery Grand Rounds

  • Wednesday, May 11, 7-8 a.m., ECC-B: "Golden Hour Interventions in Trauma: Military Lessons and Translating to the Civilian Environment," Matthew J. Martin, MD, associate professor of Surgery, trauma medical director, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington
  • Wednesday, May 18, noon-1 p.m., Harvey Morse Auditorium: "Radical Mastectomy to Radical Conservation: the Evolution of Extreme Oncoplasty," Melvin Jerome Silverstein, MD, clinical professor of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USC, medical director, Hoag Breast Program, Gross Family Endowed Chair in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach
  • Wednesday, May 25, 7-8 a.m., ECC-B: Craig Lipkin, MD, Annual Resident Research Symposium