Our areas of focus include esophageal surgery, lung transplantation, lung and esophageal cancers. We’ve assembled a team of top faculty, and through their teaching, research and dedication to patient care, they contribute to our nation’s and the world’s well-being.
Recruiting and retaining outstanding clinicians, educators and researchers is always a challenge. The benefits provided by these leaders to our patients, students and our clinical programs is essential for our continued growth in research discovery and improved patient care outcomes.
The annual financial commitment to support our faculty and their research efforts within the Section is costly and can only be reached by the generosity of our current and future donors. Gifts can be made directly to thoracic surgery on-line or by contacting the Development Officer below, Mr. Matt Douponce. There are four main areas where your funds can be directed to help promote our research of chest diseases which are: