CTSNet is excited to announce that Dr. Douglas E. Wood, The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair, has been elected to the office of CTSNet President. Dr. Wood previously served on the CTSNet Board of Directors as Secretary and Treasurer; he is a former President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the current President…Read More
Department of Surgery is proud to announce the opening of the UW Medicine Center for Advanced Minimally Invasive Liver Oncologic Therapy (CAMILOT). CAMILOT harnesses the strength of the UW Medical Center Liver Tumor Clinic, the region’s longest running multidisciplinary clinic, and leverages ongoing partnerships with Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Interventional Radiology and Medical Oncology to…Read More
The CERTAIN Patient Advisory Network is proud to announce the launch of our new web portal, InspireResearch.org. This marks the final step of our Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute-funded engagement award, Initiative to Support Patient Involvement in Research (INSPIRE), which was led by Dept. of Surgery faculty Danielle Lavallee (pictured right). The portal is an online…Read More
I'm delighted to welcome you to the Department of Surgery website. I invite you to peruse the many facets of our Department described in this site - our nationally and internationally respected faculty, the nature and scope of our surgical programs, our highly regarded residency programs and our exciting research endeavors that include basic, translational, outcomes and clinical research.
-Douglas E. Wood M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S.Ed.
As one of the premier surgical training programs in the country, the University of Washington Department of Surgery fosters trainees along their path to independent surgical practice. Residents engage with local, national, and international surgical leaders as they master clinical and technical skills in their respective fields. Our graduates demonstrate excellence in clinical medicine, research, and leadership across a broad range of practice settings.
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Featured Researchers: Jeffrey Friedrich & Kari Keys
Drs. Jeffrey Friedrich, Plastic Surgery Residency Program Director, and Kari Keys, Associate Program Director, both have a strong interest in surgical education – not only in the actual teaching of residents, but also in investigating the many ways resident education can be enriched for the benefit of faculty, trainees, and patients. Some of their recent projects have examined issues related to topics such as standardization of microsurgery curriculum, the integration of simulation for fundamental techniques, and resident self-assessment on core competencies. Read More >