Columbia Surgery Alumni
Tributes on the Passing of a Gentle Giant
- Columbia University – President and Trustees obituary
- New York Presbyterian – President and Trustees obituary
- Columbia University Medical Center – Dean Goldman’s obituary
- Columbia University Medical Center – Dept. of Surgery’s obituary
- New York Times editorial ( NYTimes.com | PDF File)
Dr. Craig Smith Receives Distinguished Service Award
The award recognizes an alumnus who has shown leadership in the service of others. Dr. Smith is only the second recipient to ever be recognized by the John Jones Surgical Society for this honor.
Updates From Dr. Smith
Each day during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Craig Smith, Chair of the Department of Surgery, sent an Update to faculty and staff about pandemic response and priorities. We’ve collected all of Dr. Smith's Updates from this time, as well as additional Updates he has put out since.
John Jones Fellowship 2022-2023
Application submission EXTENDED – March 28, 2022
Eligibility: Applicants should be in a recognized ACGME residency program (general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery) at the time of application.
March 28, 2022
About The Fellowship
The winner receives a grant of $6,000.00 to conduct research, and is named the John Jones Fellow for 2022-2023. The fellow presents research results at the Annual Meeting of the John Jones Surgical Society in early spring, 2023.
For more information, contact the Administrator, Trisha J. Hargaden, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Winner – John Jones Fellowship 2021-2022
William “Clinton” Erwin, MD becomes the 8th John Jones Fellow
Dr. Erwin is currently a third year resident in the Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program, in the Department of Surgery at NewYork Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
Mentor: Giovanni Ferrari, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University. Scientific Director of the Cardiothoracic Research Program at Columbia University, and leading Principal Investigator of the Columbia Biobank for Translational Science (CBTS), in the Department of Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.