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        Palm Beach County Resident Experiences The Academic

                  Medicine Advantage Of Tampa General Hospital

                           Tampa General Hospital Is Bringing World-Class Academic Medicine

                                                   And Research To Florida’s East Coast

        Cilette Morris, a West Palm Beach resident, had been on a                                            “Our sustained rise in national rankings reflects the
      kidney transplant list with a local hospital and the process was                                     rapidly increasing strength of our educational, research and
      dragging. “A family member in Tampa suggested I try Tampa                                            clinical mission,” said Dr. Charles Lockwood, executive
      General Hospital (TGH). It was a fast and straightforward                                            vice president of USF Health and dean of the Morsani
      process compared to the other hospital,” Morris said. “TGH                                           College of Medicine. “We are now competing with the
      was very caring and very efficient; there’s a whole institute                                        nation’s most storied and respected programs. These
      dedicated to transplants. The team keeps in touch and keeps                                          outstanding metrics also position us to attract the highest
      you up to date, making sure you’re doing what you’re                                                 caliber students and faculty, further advancing our program
      supposed to do when you’re supposed to. They almost put                                              into the national spotlight for its outstanding education,
      more interest into everything than the patients do!”                                                 exceptional research and world-class clinical care.”
        Since the transplant procedure, Morris has been                                                      TGH has created a framework of state-of-the-art
      participating in an observational research study, thanks to the                                      services for  patients  on  Florida’s East  Coast,  with  the
      academic medical institution. The study uses a mailed blood                                          expertise and innovation of a preeminent academic medical
      test to analyze how well patients are receiving their donor   Palm Beach County physicians, like Dr. David Amrose of   center. The initiative began with an alliance with the
      organs and to detect early signs of possible organ rejection.  TGH Advanced Kidney Care, connect patients in need of   Cancer Center of South Florida, which is now the TGH
        “I decided to take part in the research not only because   transplants, with experts like Dr. Kiran Dhanireddy, vice   Cancer Institute. Since then, TGH has also established
      I stood to benefit, but also because I was grateful and saw   president and chief of the TGH Transplant Institute.   TGH Concierge Health, TGH Digestive Health Center
      an opportunity to help other people,” explained Morris.                                              (formerly TGH Gastro Group of the Palm Beaches), TGH
      “The testing tracked my bloodwork and let the team correct   graduate schools in medical research for 2023. The college   General Surgeons of the Palm Beaches, TGH Advanced
      anything wrong very early. Fortunately, everything went   is committed to converting discoveries into best-practice   Kidney Care and TGH Imaging.
      well for me, so most of my follow-up care has been through   clinical care by building meaningful, applicable research     “We are the state of Florida’s hospital. We want to
      telehealth appointments.”                         programs. It has made significant strides in increasing   support, complement and augment current care in the
        When patients need care for rare or complex medical   the quality and diversity of research, helping drive USF’s   community, so patients can get what they need without
      conditions, they look for the latest treatments and technologies   record growth in federally sponsored research and recruiting   leaving the state,” Couris added. “TGH is building a
      and highly experienced doctors. Those are often found at   preeminent scientists who secure funding from the National   patient-centered system to deliver world-class care.”
      academic medical institutions and TGH is bringing that   Institutes of Health.                         To learn more, please visit
      level of care and service to Florida’s East Coast. Palm Beach
      County and Treasure Coast patients who need a higher level
      of care now have a direct connection to TGH’s academic
      and research resources; they don’t have to leave the state to                            Club news
      receive world-class medical care.
        TGH has been the primary teaching hospital of the
      USF Health Morsani College of Medicine since the school
      to cutting-edge academic medicine and resources, which  Christian Women’s Connection Events
      was created in the early 1970s. TGH patients have access

      include a wider variety of clinical trials, research studies
      and breakthroughs, options for advanced immunotherapy     The Christian Women’s Connection of the Northern   JoAnne McCormack of Sea Dreams Travel will share tips
      procedures, enhanced personal treatment plans and a   Palm Beaches luncheon was held on Feb. 10, at The Twisted   for traveling and some exciting cruise opportunities. The
      convenient path to complex surgeries.             Tuna Restaurant in Jupiter. Wish and Shoes Boutique   “Mixed Bag” Boutique will show some practical accessories
        “As a research and academic hospital, we’re not just   presented lovely fashions; the models were Dawn Parry,   for successful traveling. The Stonecroft inspirational speaker
      practicing medicine. We’re defining how it is practiced,” said   Julie Chavoustie, Mary Ross, Tracie Capone, Pat Parry, Jenn   will be Barbara Hattemer, a novelist, who writes about serious
      John Couris, president and CEO of TGH.            Hackerman, and Rene’.                              subjects that are “fun to read.”
        More than 700 medical school residents and fellows     Jo Ayres, a speaker for Stonecroft Ministries shared     It will be at The Twisted Tuna Restaurant, 353 S. U.S.
      receive specialty training at TGH in areas ranging from   her personal story and why she calls herself “the happiest   Highway 1, Jupiter, FL 33477. The cost is $40 (includes salad,
      general internal medicine to neurosurgery. In addition,   girl in the world.” Stonecroft Ministries is an 83-year-old   meal, dessert, beverage, and tip). R.S.V.P. to the following
      University of South Florida medical, nursing, pharmacy and   international and interdenominational nonprofit organization.  phone number. or email: (561) 744-8703, cwcnpalmbeach@
      physical therapy students all receive part of their training     The next luncheon will be March 10. Gerri Augustine and
      at TGH. Faculty of the USF Health Morsani College of
      Medicine admit and care for patients at TGH, as do private
      practice physicians, many of whom also serve as adjunct
      clinical faculty at USF Health.
        TGH is one of the highest-ranked hospitals in Florida by
      U.S. News & World Report for 2022/23 and the USF Health
      Morsani College of Medicine is ranked among the best

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