Dr. Kristine Calhoun

Dr. Kris Calhoun, Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, has been selected to serve as the Academic Co-Chair on the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine’s (SOM) Patient Care Committee.  As Academic Co-Chair and in partnership with Executive Co-Chair, Dr. Mark Whipple, Associate Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Biomedical Informatics and…

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Dr. John Waldhausen

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Dr. John Waldhausen accepted the position of Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH). This position was previously held by Dr. Robert Sawin until he stepped down last year and Dr. Waldhausen has done a tremendous job as Interim Division Chief since that time. Dr. Waldhausen previously held…

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Dr. Raymond Yeung and Yeung shoes

UW Medicine | The Huddle| January 20, 2020 Whether it’s delivering a baby, operating on a patient or something else in-between, UW Medicine providers accomplish some pretty amazing things on a daily basis. But how do they get themselves in the right headspace for procedures both big and small — and what do they do…

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Dr. Michael Mulligan

UW Medicine | ACCELERATE—The Campaign for UW Medicine   After years of breathing problems, a patient sings her gratitude loud and clear.   On a recent Sunday at church, Marilyn Gibbs-Wightman stood up to sing. She knew she’d need some help — just a few months before, she’d had 15 blood clots removed from her…

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burns 501 photo

The purpose of this short video is to inform patients about burn-related pain and introduce them to management strategies at the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center. We are striving toward standardization in patient education for acute burns. This is especially important with regard to pain management. The video was developed in collaboration with the Harborview…

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Carlos Pellegrini

October 13, 2019 Dr. Carlos Pellegrini, Professor Emeritus, former UW Medicine Chief Medical Officer and UW Vice President for Medical Affairs, was honored by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as an “Icon in Surgery” at the ACS annual Clinical Congress in October 2019. “I was honored and humbled by the ACS decision to confer…

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Dr. Matthew Bartek

November 8, 2019 Dr. Matthew Bartek, General Surgery Chief Resident, published “Improving Operating Room Efficiency: Machine Learning Approach to Predict Case-Time Duration” in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Bartek details “We started with a simple question: “Can we accurately predict how long an operation will take using preoperative information?” Answering this question has broad-reaching…

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