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  • Stint Gives Intern First-hand Look at Harborview Burn Care

    The patient story is usually incomplete. This is the challenge that Sarah Kolnik a general surgery intern, (pictured left with Dr. Nicole Gibran, professor of surgery and director of the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center), faced during her four-week rotation on the burn intensive care unit at Harborview Medical Center. Read More
  • Ron Maier, MD Named Recipient of the 2014 UW Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women

    Ron Maier, MD, UW professor of surgery and chief of surgery at Harborview Medical Center, has been named a recipient of the 2014 UW Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women. As director of a premier surgical trauma fellowship, Maier has supported and mentored women in a field previously dominated by men; 35 percent of the fellows in this program have been women. His successful mentees include 3 professors and an associate professor, as well as several junior faculty and surgeons in private practice. One letter writer commented, “He probed our aspirations and plans for the future and went out of his way to enable us to achieve our best potential.” Read More
  • Dr. Ron Maier Receives 2013 Sheen Award

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce that Ronald Maier, MD, FACS; Professor, Jane and Donald Trunkey Endowed Chair in Trauma; Chief of Trauma, Critical Care and Burn Surgery; Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery and Surgeon in Chief at Harborview Medical Center has been selected as the 2013 Dr. Rodman E. Sheen and Thomas G. Sheen Award. His colleagues within the Department of Surgery congratulate him on this extraordinary and well-deserved honor. Read More
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The Trauma/Critical Care Division is based at Harborview Medical Center. The only Level 1 (regional) Trauma Center serving Washington, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho, this clinical arm of Harborview - known as Harborview's Level I Adult & Pediatric Trauma Center - cares for emergency surgical and trauma patients, and is closely linked to the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center. Working closely with Plastic Surgery division, Trauma / Critical Care provides highly skilled, emergency and rehabilitative burn care for victims in the four-state region. By cooperative agreement with Children's Hospital, Harborview is also the region's only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center.

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(Left to Right)
Joe Cuschieri, Tom Varghese, Tam Pham, Nicole Gibran, Grant O’Keefe, Eileen Bulger, Hugh Foy, Gregory Jurkovich, Lisa McIntyre, Ron Maier, Heather Evans, Sam Arbabi (Not pictured - Erik Van Eaton)

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Maier Ron 2014

The General Surgery Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burns, located at Harborview Medical Center, continues to grow and remains extremely active.
• Ron Maier, MD, Chief

Chief of Trauma & Burn
Ronald V. Maier, MD

Kira Martin, MHA, MBA
Email: kiram@uw.edu



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Critical Care Fellowships

Program Contacts
Joseph Cuschieri, MD
Program Director

Scott Rosenwood, Program Manager
Email: rsnwood@uw.edu

Burn Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Program Contacts
Tam N. Pham, MD, FACS, Assistant Program Director

Ann Haven,
Co-Program Manager
Email: burnadmn@uw.edu

T32 Postdoc Research

Program Contacts
Grant E. O’Keefe, MD, Director

Iris Garcia, Manager
Email: igarc@uw.edu

Trauma/Critical Care

Program Contacts
Joseph Cuschieri, MD, Director

Scott Rosenwood, Manager
Email: rsnwood@uw.edu

Clinical Burn/
Burn Visiting Scholar

Program Contacts
Nicole Gibran, MD, Director

Ann Haven, Manager
Email: burnadmn@uw.edu

Trauma Visiting Scholar

Program Contacts
Ronald V. Maier, MD, Director

Deci Evans, Manager
206-744-3656 (Fax)
Email: deci@uw.edu

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Department of Surgery
Box 359796
Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

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