News from the Aust Society


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Arthur Storer McFee, M.D., Ph.D., renowned surgeon and educator of hundreds of surgical residents, died June 20, 2015, at the age of 83. He was a founding officer of the J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society and founding faculty member at what would become the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.
Dr. McFee's obituary

 


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Congratulations to Dr. Carole Villamaria, UTHSCSA General Surgery Resident, who has been awarded the 2015 J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society Traveling Fellowship. The award assisted Dr. Villamaria during her visit to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston, Mass., where she furthered her learning about the pathophysiology on how different types of burns evolve, and as a result, the varying management and treatment options specific to each burn type. Dr. Villamaria presented her educational experience at the June 2015 annual meeting of the Aust Society.
More about the Traveling Fellowship Award Recipients

 


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Congratulations to Dr. Guillermo Portillo-Ramila, UTHSCSA General Surgery Resident, who has been awarded the 2014 J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society Traveling Fellowship. The award will assist Dr. Portillo during his rotation at the University of Rochester New York to further his learning with one of the leading bariatric surgeons in the U.S. Dr. Portillo will present his educational experience at the June 2014 annual meeting of the Aust Society.
More about the Traveling Fellowship Award Recipients (1-14-14)

 


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Congratulations to Dr. Emmanuel Gabriel, UTHSCSA General Surgery Resident, who has been awarded the 2013 J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society Traveling Fellowship. The award will assist Dr. Gabriel during his rotation at MD Anderson, Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast and Melanoma Services. Dr. Gabriel will present his educational experience at the June 2013 annual meeting of the Aust Society.
More about the Traveling Fellowship Award Recipients (1-8-13)

 


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Congratulations to Dr. Amita Shah, UTHSCSA General Surgery Resident, who has received the 2012 J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society Traveling Fellowship. The award will assist Dr. Shah when she visits the Wake Forest Institute of Regnerative Medicine (WFIRM) in North Carolina. Dr. Shah will present her educational experience at our June 2012 annual meeting of the Aust Society.
More about the Traveling Fellowship Award Recipients (2-7-12)

 


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Congratulations to Dr. Pranjali Gadgil, UTHSCSA General Surgery Resident, who received the 2011 J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society Traveling Fellowship. Dr. Gadgil used the award to attend the 4th Annual School of Oncoplastic Surgery conference in Dallas, Texas, in December 2010.
More about the Traveling Fellowship Award Recipients (2-7-11)

 


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Congratulations to Rafael Diaz, UTHSCSA General Surgery Resident, who has received the 2010 J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society Traveling Fellowship. The award will assist Dr. Diaz when he visits the Hospital Saint-Antoine AP-HP of the University of Paris VI in Paris, France. Dr. Diaz will present his Paris educational experience at our June 2010 annual meeting of the Aust Society.
More about the Traveling Fellowship Award Recipients (2-2-10)

 


photo The Aust Society extends our condolences to the family of Javier J. Marcos, MD, who passed away Monday, November 9, 2009 in San Antonio. Dr. Marcos graduated medical school in 1965 from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon. He was a captain in the US Army during the Vietnam War, then finished his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at University Hospital here in San Antonio in 1975. Dr. Marcos pioneered a very successful practice as a heart surgeon for over three decades. His skills as a surgeon were exemplary, and his life touched many people in profound ways. (11-13-09)