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Welcome Dr. Jay Pal

UW Department of Surgery Welcomes Dr. Jay Pal

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2022 NY Msg

Happy New Year from the Department of Surgery and Dr. Douglas Wood

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Dr. Tam Pham

Dr. Tam Pham Named David and Nancy Auth–Washington Research Foundation Endowed Chair for Restorative Burn Surgery

Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Dr. Tam Pham, Professor & Chief, UW Medicine Regional Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, was recently named the David and Nancy Auth –Washington Research Foundation Endowed Chair for Restorative Burn Surgery. Dr. David Auth, an innovator who helped countless lives by successfully devising minimally invasive surgical technologies, created this endowment in…

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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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