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ART + MEDICINE: SPEAKING OF RACE

Connecting the arts and healthcare, physicians share stories about race, racism and antiracist efforts in the medical community. View "Art + Medicine: Speaking of Race" for stories of race, racism and anti-racist efforts in the medical community told by BIPOC physicians, featuring Department of Surgery Chair, Dr. Sayeed Ikramuddin.  
 
Hosted by Drs. Jon Hallberg and Tseganesh Selameab. This is a co-production of TPT-Twin Cities PBS and the Center for the Art of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
 
April 29, 2022 | Twin Cities PBS
 
ART + MEDICINE: SPEAKING OF RACE
 

OUR NECK OF THE WOODS: MINNESOTA MAVERICKS

Dr. Azmath Mohammed, associate professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, joins the 'The Abstract Podcast' about how the UMN Medical School's Department of Surgery became the place to perfect a life-changing surgery, and the Minnesota cardiologists carrying on the legacy today.
 
April 29, 2022 | The Abstract Podcast: The Mac Weekly
 
The Abstract Podcast: The Mac Weekly
 

GREGORY J. BEILMAN, MD RECEIVES THE 2021 CHARLES BOLLES BOLLES-ROGER AWARD

Department of Surgery Professor, Gregory J. Beilman, MD, received the 2021 Charles Bolles Bolles-Rogers Award from the Twin Cities Medical Society Foundation (TCSMF). Candidates are nominated by their colleagues from local Twin City area hospitals and clinics for their achievement or leadership in medicine, contributions to clinical care, teaching, and/or research.

Dr. Beilman is the Senior Vice President of Acute Operations for the Minnesota Health Fairview Health System and is the Owen H. and Sarah Davidson Wangensteen Chair of Surgical Research at the University of Minnesota.

March 22, 2022 | Twin Cities Medical Society Blog

TCMSF Board Member David Hamlar, MD, DDS (R) presents the 2021 CBBR Award to Gregory J. Beilman, MD (L)

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BABY RECEIVES LIVER TRANSPLANT AT 4 WEEKS OLD, YOUNGEST IN MINNESOTA

A four week-old baby was given a liver transplant, becoming the youngest patient in Minnesota on record to receive the operation. A milestone transplant was performed by Department of Surgery Faculty Member and M Health Fairview Transplant Surgeon, Dr. Srinath Chinnakotla and his clinical team members.

March 30, 2022 | KSTP-TV

YOUNGEST LIVER TRANSPLANT ON RECORD

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Stratasys Donates Cutting-Edge 3D Printers to Visible Heart Laboratories at University of Minnesota Medical School

Big news for Dr. Iaizzo and the Visible Heart Laboratories on this invaluable partnership with Stratasys Ltd. and MakerBot 3D, who are putting printing technology into the hands of students and physicians to support medical research, education, and device product development. 

February 14, 2022 | BusinessWire

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Stratasys Donates Cutting-Edge 3D Printers to University of Minnesota Lab

What to know the Side Effects & Fears of Thyroid Surgery

Thyroidectomies are quite common— with more than 150,000 performed in the U.S. each year.

Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Maria Evasovich Swenson details what to know about the side effects regarding thyroid surgery fears.

January 14, 2022 | EndocrineWeb 

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Fears About Thyroid Surgery

‘I Got A Second Chance’

Last spring, a Sioux Falls father received a double-lung transplant after COVID-19 damage with the help of the Lung Transplantation Program. 

Continuing care, he visits every three weeks for a checkup on his new lungs. 

November 30, 2021 | WCCO-TV

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‘I Got A Second Chance’

Pilot Returns to Flight After Losing Colon

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Air Force Reserve pilot, grounded after diagnosis, returns to the sky: “Everyone can be resilient.’  - Dr. Wolfgang Gaertner – WCCO

Minnesota pilot is first to return to Air Force flight duty after losing colon.  - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Dr. Nick Ingraham shares risk factors for severe COVID-19

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Minnesota makes progress in closing gap on COVID-19 vaccine disparities

Dr. Nick Ingraham shares retrospective study with  Star Tribune  The Medical News, and Medical Xpress and Fox 9 on how, regardless of socioeconomic status, non-English speaking and race or ethnicity remain the highest risk factors for severe COVID-19

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How Dr. Chris Tignanelli is improving health care for all

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2021 Health Care Heroes: Dr. Chris Tignanelli uses big data to improve health care for all Tignanelli also launched two clinical trials to determine if a commonly used high blood pressure medication could prevent hospitalization or lung injury. Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 

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How to Build a Learning Health System

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Drs. Genevieve Melton-Meaux and Chris Tignanelli share how they have found success in building learning health system capabilities over the past year in the midst of the pandemic.

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3 New COVID-19 Phenotypes Found

3 COVID-19 Phenotypes

Study IDs COVID-19 phenotypes, could help guide care
Drs. Elizabeth Lusczek and Nick Ingraham – Medscape, 4/5/2021

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Remembering the the polio vaccine

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Remembering another mass vaccination effort in Minn. for polio

[Audio] Jennifer Gunn, PhD was interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio with Cathy Wurzer

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