Department of Surgery News Archive

The Department of Surgery Welcomes Dr. Claire Buchanan

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

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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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Dr. Nicholas Vedder Awarded AAPS Distinguished Fellow Award

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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 NCI Early-Stage Surgeon Scientist Program Award 

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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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