Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Peter Wu Receives CoC State Chair Outstanding Performance & ACS Awards

Dr. Peter Wu

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Dr. Peter Wu, Associate Professor, VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VA), received the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer’s (CoC) State Chair Outstanding Performance Award for exhibiting outstanding leadership, innovation and making significant contributions to cancer care improvement in Washington state. The award will be presented to Dr. Wu…

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American Burn Association Awards Peter Brigham Burn Epidemiology Award

Dr. Barclay Stewart

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Drs. Kajal Mehta, Nikki Thrikutam and Barclay Stewart, HIPRC core member, along with partners from Ghana, Nepal, International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) and World Health Organization (WHO) were awarded the American Burn Association Peter Brigham Burn Epidemiology Award for their work on cookstove-related injuries. Cookstove-related burns are among the most common…

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TECHdesk Helps UW Medicine With COVID-19 Research in the Cloud

Rob Fabiano - Roland Lai

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 A little over two years ago, a group of UW Medicine faculty and staff met with a team from Microsoft Research-Cambridge (MSRC) to explore a data science partnership. MSRC proposed to combine the clinical and data science expertise at UW Medicine with the expertise of MSRC in data science and machine…

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UW medical school ranked No. 1 for primary care training

UW Medical School Ranked Number 1 Primary Care Training

UW Medicine | Newsroom | March 30, 2021 Media Contact: Kim Blakeley –, 206.550.6564 School of Medicine also No. 2 in nation for federal research awards. U.S. News publishes annual rankings of graduate programs. The University of Washington School of Medicine has received the No. 1 ranking for primary care education and No. 2 ranking for family…

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