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Danny Chu was named president-elect of the Society of University Surgeons

February 22, 2024

Danny Chu, professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has been named president-elect of the Society of University Surgeons (SUS). He has served as secretary of the society since 2021.

SUS is generally recognized as the world’s premier academic organization dedicated to the advancement of surgical sciences and supporting surgical leaders...

What can Health Sciences IT do for you?

January 25, 2024

“They elevate my every day,” says Lisa Borghesi, assistant dean of foundations in the Office of Medical Education. “I cannot emphasize how important the culture of service friendliness is at every turn, in down times and in crunch times. It’s extraordinary.”

Uduak S. Ndoh, vice chancellor and deputy chief information officer for the health sciences, wants everyone to know what...

With over $1 billion in research spending, Pitt climbs in rankings

January 19, 2024

Every fiscal year, the Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey collects data on research and development (R&D) spending at U.S. colleges and universities that have expended at least $150,000 in separately accounted for R&D*. The survey is conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), within the National Science Foundation (NSF)....