Unionized surgical resident programs are more likely to offer additional vacation time and housing stipends, but unions had no impact on burnout, mistreatment or other benefits, according to a recent study.
Noted trauma surgeon Hasan Alam, MD, takes the reins of the Department of Surgery and as the Loyal and Edith Davis Professor of Surgery, and professor of Cell and Developmental Biology.
A new project led by Northwestern Medicine investigators aims to mitigate food deserts and kidney disease in predominantly Black communities in Chicago.
Andrew D. Bunta, ’67 MD, ’74 GME, associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been named a “Pillar of the Orthopaedic Profession” by the American Orthopaedic Association.
Sydney Olson, a second-year medical student, is the lead author of a study published in JAMA Surgery which found a linear growth pattern for 70 percent of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Certificate of need laws — regulations intended to control hospital capacity expansion and improve quality of care — may not be having their intended effects, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
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Double lung transplants performed by Northwestern Medicine surgeons in patients with irreversible lung damage from COVID-19 helped save lives, according to a recent study.
A nationwide clinical trial has found that patients taking antibiotics for appendicitis reported the same quality of life measures as those who underwent surgery.
A Northwestern Medicine survey found that nearly one in five surgical surgical residents have experienced frequent bullying and that women and racial or ethnic minorities were more likely to report frequent bullying in surgical residency programs.