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Surgery Synopsis | Fall 2022 | Education Edition

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Welcome to our 2022 fall edition of Surgery Synopsis. This is our annual Education Issue and I couldn’t be more pleased to present a look at the past, present and future of Education in the Department of Surgery.

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Dr. Maziar Khorsandi Publishes Handbook for Treating Complex Patients with Heart Failure and End Stage Lung Disease

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Heart failure and end stage lung disease are some of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Oxford Specialist Handbook in Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support is a multinational collaboration with highly revered and globally respected authors and editors to provide the most concise and practical guide to the practitioners on the…

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Dr. Tam Pham Receives UW Alumni Early Achievement Award

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Dr. Tam Pham, Professor & Chief of the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center, received the 2022 UW Alumni Early Achievement Award. This honor is for an alumnus or alumna who graduated within the last 20 years and has excelled in his or her career, making significant contributions to public health through…

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Dr. Jay Pal Appointed to the Lester and Connie LeRoss Endowed Professorship in Cardiovascular Surgery

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Dr. Jay Pal, Professor and Associate Section Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was recently appointed to the Lester and Connie LeRoss Endowed Professorship in Cardiovascular Surgery. This Endowed Professorship was created in 1999 to help further work in developing equipment, procedures, training techniques and personnel to treat heart-related ailments. In January 2022, Dr. Pal started his…

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