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Surgery Synopsis | Spring 2022 Newsletter

Thursday, June 23, 2022 Welcome to the next edition of Surgery Synopsis. We are highlighting the area of Transplant Surgery in this issue. The early part of my career was focused on transplantation; I was recruited to UW to develop general thoracic surgery, but importantly, also to start and lead a new program in lung…

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Portrait photo Dr. Claire Buchanan

The Department of Surgery Welcomes Dr. Claire Buchanan

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Dr. Lorrie Langdale Receives Seattle Surgical Society’s Lifetime Service Award

Saturday, April 9, 2022— Dr. Lorrie Langdale, Professor & Chief, Section of General Surgery, VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VA), received the Seattle Surgical Society Lifetime Service Award to recognize and honor her substantial life-long contributions, in service to the health and well-being of citizens of the Pacific Northwest. “It was a tremendous honor…

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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


Department of Surgery Division Research Highlights

We highlight the research being done in each division of the Department as well as research done by our Residents and Fellows. At a Departmental level, we are giving sustained and strategic attention to our research mission. We have continued to put a good deal of effort in to hiring faculty with research interests and expertise in areas of strategic importance to the Department. MORE

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