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Alliric I. Willis, MD, has joined the Division of General Surgery. Dr. Willis completed his internship and then two years of surgical residency at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSTL), Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He then completed a two-year research fellowship in the Department of Surgery at Yale University prior to completing his residency training at WUSTL. Dr. Willis then completed an additional two-year fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. He is board certified and specializes in the areas of breast, melanoma and endocrine surgery.

Congratulations to Hitoshi Hirose, MD, PhD, FACS, on his promotion to Professor. Dr. Hirose works in the Surgical Cardiac Care Unit.

Congratulations to Michael Kammerer, MD, on his promotion to Assistant Professor. Dr. Kammerer is a member of the Division of Minimally Invasive, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Epic@Jeff Update

The primary goal is to establish a unified, consistent and complete Jefferson chart for every patient. The system will be implemented in two phases: outpatient records on November 26, 2016, and inpatient records on April 1, 2017. Leading the effort are 34 super users in the Department of Surgery including Jo Starr, RN, the Department’s Epic Champion, and seven faculty members: Drs. Babak Abai, Scott Cowan, Michael Kammerer, Gary Lindenbaum, Joshua Marks, Michael Pucci, and Alliric Willis.