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Leading the Way in Salivary Surgery

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CFS is Expanding

UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery Expands to Become Most Comprehensive Surgical Training Center in the Nation

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Q&A with Dr. Victor Pretorius

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Department of Surgery Annual Report 2018-19

Annual Report

We are excited to share with you the UC San Diego Department of Surgery 2018–19 Annual Report. Preparing this report each year is an important exercise for the Department as we reflect on the past year and prepare for the next.

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Center for the Future of Surgery

Since its inception in 2011, the UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery (CFS) has been at the forefront of surgical teaching, training and innovation. CFS has held more than 1,800 courses and over 20,000 attendees have received training to improve their technical skills and build their clinical competencies. In 2019, the CFS went through an incredible expansion to become what is arguably the most comprehensive surgical training location in the country. Read about the Center's expansion.

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