February 2018

Dr. Katherine Flynn-O’Brien, general surgery chief resident, has been named ‘Outstanding Consultant of the Month’ at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Flynn-O’Brien was named by a faculty attending recognizing her for exhibiting excellence in education for the primary patient care team, patient education, communicating personally, quality of recommendations and working collaboratively. “Katy was extremely helpful in providing management recommendations and coordinating with the HMC Burn Center regarding a complex patient with severe frostbite, which is not something UWMC surgeons have expertise with.”