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Dr. Kristine Calhoun

What Mentoring Women Means to These Award Recipients

UW Medicine | The Huddle| July 12, 2021 Many people don’t fully know the impact they have on others until their work is formally recognized. So it was for Kristine Calhoun, MD, and Judith Pauwels, MD — until they each received a 2020 UW Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty.  MORE

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Dr. Sherene Shalhub Receives Pioneer in EDS and HSD Research Award

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Dr. Sherene Shalhub, Associate Professor Division of Vascular Surgery, received the “Pioneer in EDS and HSD Research Award” for her demonstrating a long-term commitment to outstanding research and progression into Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, hypermobility spectrum disorders, and the associated symptoms and conditions. “I am truly humbled,” said Dr. Shalhub. “I feel a…

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Dr. Kathleen Berfield

Dr. Kathleen Berfield Named Chair of National Surgery Office Thoracic Surgical Advisory Board

Monday, June 7, 2021 Dr. Kathleen Berfield, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chief of Thoracic Surgery VA Puget Sound Health Care System, has been named the Chair of the inaugural National Surgery Office Thoracic Surgical Advisory Board (SAB).  As Chair of the Thoracic SAB, she will lead other Thoracic surgeons within the Veterans Health…

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Douglas E. Wood MD, FACS, FRCSEd
The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair

I'm delighted to welcome you to the Department of Surgery website. I invite you to peruse the many facets of our Department described in this site - our nationally and internationally respected faculty, the nature and scope of our surgical programs, our highly regarded residency programs and our exciting research endeavors that include basic, translational, outcomes and clinical research. MORE

As one of the premier surgical training programs in the country, the University of Washington Department of Surgery fosters trainees along their path to independent surgical practice. Residents engage with local, national, and international surgical leaders as they master clinical and technical skills in their respective fields. Our graduates demonstrate excellence in clinical medicine, research, and leadership across a broad range of practice settings. MORE

2021 Research Day & 26th Annual Helen & John Schilling Lecture

Dr. Robin McLeodThe 2021 Research Day & 26th Annual Helen & John Schilling Lecture was held in March and included a series of virtual research symposiums over three separate sessions. This year’s guest presenter was Dr. Robin S. McLeod, Professor in Department of Surgery and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and Vice Chair of Quality and Performance at University of Toronto. Her presentation was titled “Implementing an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program.” MORE

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