Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Nicholas Vedder Awarded AAPS Distinguished Fellow Award

Portrait photo of Dr. Nicholas Vedder

Tuesday, April 12, 2022— Dr. Nicholas Vedder, Professor & Chief, Jamie Hunter Endowed Chair in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, was awarded the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS) Distinguished Fellow Award. The AAPS, the oldest and most prestigious plastic surgery organization in the world, acknowledged Dr. Vedder for his personal achievements and lifetime…

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Dr. Teresa Kim Receives NIC Early-Stage Surgeon Scientist Program Award 

Portrait photo of Dr. Teresa Kim

Friday, April 1, 2022— Dr. Teresa Kim, Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, received the NCI Early-Stage Surgeon Scientist Program (ESSP) award in February 2022. ESSP is designed to train surgeon scientists and retain them in cancer research by supporting a program focused on cancer-related disease and basic/translational research. This program aims to bring together…

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Department of Surgery Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Department of Surgery Diversity Statement
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Dr. Andre Dick Appointed Seattle Children’s Hospital Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief

Dr. Andre Dick

Monday, February 7, 2022 Seattle Children’s Hospital announced Dr. Andre Dick was appointed Seattle Children’s senior vice president (SVP) and surgeon-in- chief. Dr. Dick has served at Seattle Children’s since 2008, first as a surgeon in the Division of Transplant Surgery, then in 2016 as surgical director of Kidney Transplantation. In 2017 he became clinical…

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