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Dr. Farhood Farjah

American College of Surgeons/Society of Thoracic Surgeons Verification Program in General Thoracic Surgery

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 The University of Washington (UW) Section of Thoracic Surgery is the second program in the nation to participate in the American College of Surgeons/Society of Thoracic Surgeons Verification Program in General Thoracic Surgery. This new program is a quality improvement initiative modelled from similar programs for trauma and bariatric surgery. A…

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Dr. Otway Louie

Dr. Otway Louie Named Section Chief of UWMC Plastic Surgery

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Dr. Otway Louie, Associate Professor, was named Section Chief of UWMC Plastic Surgery in August 2021. Dr. Louie served as interim section chief since January 2021 replacing Dr. Peter Neligan who held the position for 13 years prior to his retirement. Dr. Louie specializes in reconstructive surgery including microsurgical reconstruction of…

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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. Douglas E. Wood

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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