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Department of Surgery and Division of Otolaryngology proud to announce opening of the Voice and Swallowing Center

Philip WeissbrodThe UC San Diego Center for Voice and Swallowing, a regional center of excellence that opened in April 2017, offers multidisciplinary care for complex disorders involving voice, airway, and swallowing disorders. The Center’s team offers a wide range of state-of-the-art surgical and behavioral therapy interventions to help restore and optimize the ability to talk, eat and breathe. “We are very excited to see this vision become a reality,” says Dr. Philip Weissbrod, the Director of the Center. “The Center will provide unique services for the people of San Diego and the surrounding region.”

6th Annual Research Symposium in Surgical Sciences 

This Department of Surgery's Annual Research Symposium in Surgical Sciences brings together faculty, scientists, residents, research fellows, post-doctoral scholars, and medical students interested in the Department’s research enterprise. This year, the meeting is headlined by Professor Allan D. Kirk, the David C. Sabiston, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Immunology at Duke University School of Medicine. Kirk will deliver a Grand Rounds lecture in the morning and close the day with a lecture on Science and the Surgeon.

Wednesday May 3, 2017

7-8:30a.m.: Grand Rounds at ACTRI 1W-210 Auditorium, La Jolla

5-6:00p.m.: Research Posters and Reception, UCSD Faculty Club

6-8:30p.m.: Oral Presentations and Buffet, UCSD Faculty Club