Quick Snips: Physician Spotlight

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Building a Better Search Committee

By: Olivia Miltner | October 21, 2021

Dr. Tanya Anand, clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Arizona, led a group of women in medicine to craft a first-of-its-kind framework for building an appropriately diverse search committee.

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One Breath at a Time: Part 2

By: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS | August 16, 2021

In June, Dr. Taylor S. Riall, professor and interim chair of the Department of Surgery, was diagnosed with lung cancer. In part 2 of her blog series, she shares how the challenges of transitioning from physician to patient have given her a new perspective to integrate into her practice.

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Lending a Hand: Transforming Transplant Possibilities

By: Olivia Miltner | July 7, 2021

With the help of grant funding from the U.S. Department of Defense, Dr. El Rasheid Zakaria, an assistant professor of trauma, surgical critical care, burns, and acute care surgery in the Department of Surgery, has developed a new technique that will help improve treatment for combatants injured in the battlefield.

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