Department of Surgery

General/Trauma Surgery News

Congratulations to our 2024 Senior Student Awardees!

Congratulations to the senior medical student awardees who were recipients of the Senior Surgery awards for the Pitt Med graduating class of 2024.

Dana Meshkin received the Doris B. Maxwell MD Prize for Outstanding Performance in Surgery which is presented to the senior woman medical student who has demonstrated outstanding performance in a surgical discipline.

LITES at the Military Health System Research Symposium


The Department of Surgery's LITES Team participated in the annual Military Health System Research Symposium. The Defense Department's premier scientific meeting is a joint symposium that provides a collaborative environment for military medical care providers with deployment experience, military scientists, academia, and industry to exchange information on research and health care advancements within the areas of Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, and Military Infectious Disease Research Programs.