2022 Chung Research Day

The Department of Surgery 2022 Chung Research Day took place on November 7, with a hybrid format of in-person and virtual attendance. Dr. Chad Ball, Professor of Surgery and Oncology, gave the Chung Lectureship on Surgical Innovation: Failure, Success, and Everything in Between.

The faculty, residents and medical students who were selected for presentations showcased the breadth of research in Surgery. All of the submitted abstracts are included in the Chung Day Program.

Congratulations to the six prize-winning presentations:

Dr. Andrea MacNeill, General Surgery: Best 8-Minute Paper
Defining Low-Carbon, High-Quality Kidney Care: Life Cycle Assessments of Kidney Transplant, Hemodialysis, and Peritoneal Dialysis

Dr. Ashleigh Nazareth, Pediatric Surgery: Best 8-Minute Paper
External Validation of the PRESTO Pediatric Model for Predicting In-Hospital Mortality from Traumatic Injury

Dr. Annie Lalande, General Surgery: Best 1.5-minute Paper
Evaluating the Impact of Increased After-Hours Access to Healthy and Low Carbon Food on the Wellness of General Surgery Residents: A Pilot Study

Dr. Sorush Rokui, Cardiac Surgery: Best 1.5-minute Paper
Long-Term Outcomes of Isolated Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement in Propensity Matched Patients

Melissa Lee, Otolaryngology: Best 1-minute Paper
Assessing Hearing Disability and Health-Related Quality of Life in Profound Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss (USNHL): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Veeral Desai, Otolaryngology: Best 1-minute Paper
Mental Practice in Athletes, What Can Surgeons learn? : A Scoping Review

The annual Department of Surgery investigator awards were also presented:
Dr. Hannah Piper, Pediatric Surgery: Hjalmar Johnson New Investigator Award

Dr. Robert Olson, Radiation Oncology: Richard Finley Senior Investigator Award

Drs. Daegan Sit, Radiation Oncology, and Kadhim Taqi, General Surgery: Jeffrey Ennis Award in Medicine for Breast Cancer Treatment