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Dr. Goldman Retires as Chair of Surgery

UTGSMMitchell Goldman, MD, has retired as Chair of Surgery, a role he has filled since 1998. Dr. Goldman has a rich legacy, including initiating the Medical Explorations program for high school students as well as completing the first kidney transplant at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in 1985, one year after he came to the medical center as Surgery faculty. In addition to vascular surgery and education, Dr. Goldman has a passion for scientific research. He became the first Assistant Dean for Research at the UT Graduate School of Medicine, a role he will continue in, in addition to continuing as Professor of Surgery. A retirement reception was held in his honor where he was presented with a mirror for "self-reflection." Of his active career, Dr. Goldman said, "If you enjoy what you do, you'll never work a day in your life." See photos from his retirement reception on Flickr.



Posted November 5, 2015

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