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.
For the first time, Northwestern Medicine surgeons performed a double-lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were irreversibly damaged by COVID-19.
James Hill, ’74 MD, ’79 GME, has dedicated much of his career to advocating for diversity in medicine and orthopaedic surgery.
Hasan B. Alam, MD, the Norman W. Thompson Professor of Surgery and section head for general surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, has been named the Loyal and Edith Davis Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery.
Kassandra Samuel, a third-year medical student, is interested in improving surgery — both when patients are under the knife and during their recovery.
Northwestern Simulation, which was recently reaccredited as a Comprehensive Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons, provides state of the art simulation-based training and education.