In addition to delivering outstanding patient care, research (basic, clinical, and translational) is a key mission of the Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery.
Research programs in surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center encompass:
- Cancer biology
- Vascular biology
- Cardiothoracic research
- Wound healing
- Epithelial and endothelial biology
- Clinical outcomes
All divisions in the Department of Surgery have at least one active research program. In 2011, research in the department was conducted by 204 individuals, including: 44 faculty, 59 postdoctoral research fellows, 27 research assistants, 14 surgical residents, two nurse educators/practitioners, and many undergraduate,
graduate, and medical students.
To learn more about the research underway in the Department of Surgery, read our latest annual Surgery Research Annual Report.