Resident Research »  J. Engelbert Dunphy Resident Research Symposium

30th Annual Resident Research Symposium



The J. Engelbert Dunphy Resident Research Symposium showcases the laboratory research of residents, fellows and medical students in the Department of Surgery, and honors the life and accomplishments of J. Engelbert Dunphy, M.D., a legendary surgeon and former Chair of the UCSF Department of Surgery.

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

9:00 am Resident Presentations
2:15 pm Keynote Presentation
3:15 pm Awards Presentation

Location: UCSF Mission Bay Hospital, Oberndorf Auditorium (1st floor), 1855 4th Street, Rm A1602B


Parking in the UCSF Parking Garage will be validated upon request. 

Questions? Please contact the Surgery Education Office at (415) 476-1239 or email the event coordinator:

About the 2017 Dunphy Professor

Samuel R. G. Finlayson, MD, MPH, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah. He has a national reputation as a health services researcher focused on surgical access, quality, and outcomes. His interests include variation in use and outcomes of surgery, surgical care process innovation, surgeon workforce, and access to high quality surgical care in rural versus urban settings in the United States, and in low income and resource poor countries. His clinical practice is in minimally invasive abdominal surgery, with a particular interest in benign and malignant diseases of the colon, abdominal wall hernias, and biliary disease.

Dr. Finlayson was appointed Chair of the Department of Surgery in June, 2013, following two years as the Kessler Director of the Center for Surgery and Public Health, a joint health services research initiative of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Prior to that, Dr. Finlayson spent a decade at Dartmouth Medical School where he served as Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery, and Director of the Surgical Residency Program. A graduate of Harvard College, Dr. Finlayson received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and his Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He was trained in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and completed a fellowship in health services research at Dartmouth.