The study’s authors include the following UW Department of Surgery faculty and nurses, Ron Maier, MD (pictured left), Joe Cuschieri, MD (pictured middle), Nicole Gibran, MD (pictured right), Laura Hennessy, RN and Shari Honari, RN, as well as two former Department faculty, Avery Nathens, MD and Matt Klein, MD. Read the Full Story
The Department of Surgery wishes to congratulate Drs. Nicole S. Gibran and Sara Kim for being named recipients of two endowments. Read the Full Story
Strong for Surgery
Strong for Surgery is a joint initiative of CERTAIN, a program of the University of Washington, and the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP), a program of the non-profit Foundation for Health Care Quality.Read More...
Michael Mulligan, MD, Using Crowdfunding to Fund Research
When you put money into the plate at church or perhaps into the UNICEF box on Halloween, you are crowdfunding - combining your money with a lot of other people's to support a cause or organization. The question is, could this kind of funding model help pay for medical research?
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Bonded By A Kidney
Online dating leads to a lot of things, but two people in Tacoma never dreamt it would lead to a life-changing relationship involving a kidney. It's a heartwarming story since April is National Donate Life month. Video segment includes commentary by Patrick J. Healey, MD, Associate Professor & Chief, Pediatric...Read More...
As Chair of the Department of Surgery, I'm delighted to welcome you to our website.
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