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Surgery Research News

Dr. Shipper Wins Outstanding Resident Teacher Award (2017-04-22)

Grant Funding News for Dr. Martin Schwacha! (2017-04-18)

Dr. John Admire Awarded Raleigh R. Ross Scholarship (2017-04-09)

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Recent publications

Rani M, Nicholson SE, Zhang Q, Schwacha MG. Damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPS) released after burn are associated with inflammation and monocyte activation. Burns. 2017;43:297-303.

Gardner AK, Scott DJ, Willis RE, Van Sickle K, Truitt MS, Uecker J, Brown KM, Marks JM, Dunkin BJ. Is current surgery resident and GI fellow training adequate to pass FES? Surg Endosc. 2017 Jan;31(1):352-358. View the abstract

Jatoi I, Anderson WF. Breast-cancer tumor size and screening effectiveness. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 5;376(1):93. View the abstract

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Medical Students - Opportunities in surgical research


The Department of Surgery strongly supports the medical student research programs available through our university. Medical students are encouraged to consider participation; stipends are available, and we'll be glad to help you find a mentor. Please contact Patrick Nguyen, MD, for assistance in finding a surgery faculty mentor.


go back Meet this year's Department of Surgery summer stipend researchers


go back Surgery faculty mentors


go back More information on Surgery medical student programs, clerkships, etc.


go back Download student education brochure (pdf)


Medical School Research Program — The Medical Dean's office provides funds to support med students who are engaged in or wish to be engaged in research projects here the the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Stipends are awarded for 4-8 weeks of full time research, in an amount equivalent to $250 a week.


go back Summer stipend awards - complete information, application form


go back More info – School of Medicine research programs