A Surgery Standard Under Fire
Does the 30-day mortality rule prolong unnecessary suffering among elderly patients? The debate entails whether or not physicians should focus on surgical success or put the patients' interest first. This NY Times article features our very own Chair, Dr. Anne C. Mosenthal, who gives an insightful perspective on how palliative care offers end-of-life support for elderly patients.
Dr. Kenneth Swan
A beloved and highly respected faculty member at New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Swan unexpectedly passed away on March 22, 2014. We will always remember his dedication to education and his love of surgery.
New Jersey Trauma Center
The New Jersey Trauma Center is the sole Level I Trauma Center for the densely populated region of northern New Jersey. With its multiple missions of clinical service, research and education, the Trauma Center is a leader in the advancement of trauma care in the state and the nation.
Working in concert with Emergency Medical Services, the NorthSTAR air rescue program, area MICU programs and scores of volunteer rescue squads throughout the region, the New Jersey Trauma Center brings skillful care to the most severely injured patients during the critical Golden Hour.
To find out additional information about our center:
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Department of Surgery: http://njms.rutgers.edu/departments/surgery/index.cfm
University Hospital-New Jersey Trauma Center: http://www.uhnj.org/specialized_services/trauma/index.shtml
St. Barnabas Medical Center: http://www.njburncenter.com/