Surgery and Perioperative Care Annual Research Symposium
The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care Annual Research Symposium aims to enhance awareness of research taking place in the department and provide networking and presentation opportunities for researchers.
All faculty, residents and students conducting research in or with the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care are invited to submit abstracts to the symposium.
3rd Annual Research Symposium: April 24, 2020
Visiting professor: Thomas Varghese Jr., M.D., M.S.; Associate Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine; Chief Value Officer, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Due to the change to a virtual format, there were no awards for this symposium.
2nd Annual Research Symposium: March 29, 2019
Visiting professor: Carla Pugh, M.D., Ph.D.; Professor of Surgery, Stanford University
- 1st place: Anish Patel, MS3, “Opiate Prescriptions Are Highest Among Urologic Reconstructive Surgery: A Claims Dataset Analysis”
- 2nd place: David Archer, Jr., M.D., General Surgery Prelim, “Risk Factors for Failure of Non-Operative Management After Splenic Angioembolization: Results of a Multicenter Study of Level 1 Trauma Centers”
- 3rd place: Sabino Lara, M.D., General Surgery PGY-2, “Desmopressin Is a Transfusion Sparing Option To Reverse Platelet Dysfunction in Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury”
1st Annual Research Symposium: March 30, 2018
Visiting professor: John Holcomb, M.D., Professor of Surgery, UT Health Science Center at Houston
- 1st place: Christina Thorngren, M.D., MPH, Emergency Medicine PGY-3, “Innovative Approaches to Age Adjustment of D-Dimer Values for Pulmonary Embolus Across a Hospital Network”
- 2nd place: Elisa Furay, M.D., General Surgery PGY-3, “Goal Directed Platelet Transfusions Correct Platelet Dysfunction and Improve Mortality in Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury”
- 3rd place: Brandon Oyler, D.O., Emergency Medicine PGY-3, “Outcomes From Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest After Scripting the Initiation of Mechanical CPR”