Upcoming Special Events

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Grand Rounds

Health Sciences Building, Room K-069
6:30a.m.—7:30a.m.

“Strike and Ignite Your Work-Life Balance”

Anthony M. Avellino, MD, MBA >>
CEO
Department of Neuroscience Service Line
Illinois Neurological Institute
OSF HealthCare

Course Objectives
Upon Completion of the activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate how to effectively maintain performance, both mental and physical, in a high-functioning and
    stressful environment.
  2. Understand how to discriminate the difference between endurance and burnout.
  3. Demonstrate how to achieve better work-life balance and lead a healthy, peaceful and spiritual life.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credits)

Department Meeting & General Information contact dosadmin@uw.edu

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Grand Rounds

Health Sciences Building, Room K-069
6:30a.m.—7:30a.m.

“A Palliative Care Approach for Seriously Ill Surgical Patients”

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc >>
Associate Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Burns, and
Surgical Critical Care
Harvard Medical School
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Course Objectives
Upon Completion of the activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Understand how serious illness impacts surgery.
  2. Describe essential elements of communication with seriously ill older surgical patients.
  3. Recognize opportunities for palliative care in caring for surgical patients.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credits)

Department Meeting & General Information contact dosadmin@uw.edu

 

Department of Surgery Research Symposium and 23rd Annual Helen and John Schilling Lecture

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Department of Surgery Research Symposium
UW Tower Auditorium
7:00a.m.—2:30p.m.
Presentations by UW Faculty, Residents and Fellows
More information to come!

23rd Annual Helen and John Schilling Lecture
UW Tower Auditorium
3:00p.m.—4:00p.m.

Diana L. Farmer, MD >>Farmer-04 2
Chair and Pearl Stamps Stewart Professor
Department of Surgery
University of California, Davis
Surgeon-in-Chief
UC Davis Children’s Hospital

The 16th Annual David Tapper Endowed Lecture

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Seattle Children’s Hospital—Wright Auditorium
8:00a.m.—9:00a.m.

Dr. Jed G. Nuchtern >>
Professor of Surgery, and Chief,
Texas Children’s Hospital
and Baylor College of Medicine