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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Dr. Andre Dick Appointed Seattle Children’s Hospital Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief

Dr. Andre Dick

Monday, February 7, 2022 Seattle Children’s Hospital announced Dr. Andre Dick was appointed Seattle Children’s senior vice president (SVP) and surgeon-in- chief. Dr. Dick has served at Seattle Children’s since 2008, first as a surgeon in the Division of Transplant Surgery, then in 2016 as surgical director of Kidney Transplantation. In 2017 he became clinical…

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Dr. Farhood Farjah Receives NIH Grant for Project “Comparative-Effectiveness of Pretreatment Lung Cancer Nodal Staging”

Dr. Farhood Farjah Receives NIH Grant for Project “Comparative-Effectiveness of Pretreatment Lung Cancer Nodal Staging”

Monday, February 7, 2022 Dr. Farhood Farjah, Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, received an NIH grant award for his project “Comparative-Effectiveness of Pretreatment Lung Cancer Nodal Staging.” “Our team’s goal is to reduce diagnostic and treatment errors, improve survival, and increase the value of care for lung cancer…

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Dr. Tam Pham Named David and Nancy Auth–Washington Research Foundation Endowed Chair for Restorative Burn Surgery

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Dr. Tam Pham, Professor & Chief, UW Medicine Regional Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, was recently named the David and Nancy Auth –Washington Research Foundation Endowed Chair for Restorative Burn Surgery. Dr. David Auth, an innovator who helped countless lives by successfully devising minimally invasive surgical technologies, created this endowment in…

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Antibiotics for appendicitis: Study findings finalized

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UW Medicine | Newsroom | October 25, 2021 Media Contact: Brian Donohue – 206.543.7845, bdonohue@uw.edu The nonsurgical approach is now an accepted first treatment. An online tool can help patients decide which option is right for them. Antibiotics are now an accepted first-line treatment for most people with appendicitis, according to final results of the…

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