Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Lorrie Langedale Appointed ACS SESAP Program Director

Dr. Lorrie Langdale

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Dr. Lorrie Langdale, Professor & Chief, Section of General Surgery, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, was appointed Program Director for the American College of Surgeons’ Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program’s (SESAP) 18 Advanced modules. Now in its 17th edition, the SESAP is the premier educational resource for practicing surgeons. To…

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Dr. Estell Williams Receives the 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Estell Williams

January 25, 2021 UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. yearly and during this challenging time of the COVID pandemic it is being done with a dynamic and engaging website celebrating his life and the diversity at the UW. As part of this celebration, the committee confers a “Distinguished…

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Dr. Barclay Stewart & HIPRC Team Awarded Department Of Defense Funds To Study Enteral Resuscitation For Major Burn Injuries

Dr. Barclay Stewart

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 The findings of this new study may have important implications for the military, early burn care, and resuscitation of people burned in the rural U.S. and in low- and middle-income countries, where 90% of all burn injuries occur. Patients with major burns require fluid to prevent dehydration, organ failure and death.…

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Redmond woman recovering from rare transplant surgery to cure cancer

Dr. Mark Sturdevant

KOMO7 News | Monday, January 4, 2021 In a transplant unprecedented in the Pacific Northwest, Kris Anderson received a lobe of liver from her daughter in hopes of ending 9 years of metastatic. Features UW Department of Surgery’s Dr. Mark Sturdevant, Associate Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery. Watch video >>

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