Quick Snips

A Surgeon without Hands: The 50 Year Adventure of Dr. Marlys Witte

By: Maddie Russo | July 21, 2020

One of the few surgeons "without hands," Dr. Marlys Witte's career has been full of firsts and notable moments: developing the first grant-funded Medical Student Research Program, conducting research on the international stage, and pioneering the field of lymphology, just to name a few. In honor of her 50th anniversary with the DoS, read about Dr. Witte's unique and adventurous career and what it means to be a surgeon without hands.

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Dr. Marlon Guerrero, associate professor and vice chair of quality and performance, University of Arizona Department of Surgery

Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight: Dr. Marlon Guerrero

By: Maddie Russo | May 15, 2020

Dr. Marlon Guerrero grew up in an underserved neighborhood in Ecuador and immigrated to San Francisco when he was eight years old. In his Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight, he discusses how the challenges he faced fuel his daily resiliency and have instilled in him a passion for mentorship of aspiring surgeons from backgrounds under-represented in surgery.

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Coronavirus, How to Help Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4 Helpful Ways to Support Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS | April 6, 2020

With the uncertainty COVID-19 brings, you may be wondering how you can give back and help prevent the pandemic from continuing to spread. Have you thought about helping a healthcare worker? Here's how.

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