Dr. Sherene Shalhub

August 8, 2020 The Aortic Dissection Collaborative, led by Dr. Sherene Shalhub, Associate Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery, has received a funding award through the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Awards program to convene a collaborative of patients with—and at risk for—aortic dissection. The team aims to improve the management of aortic…

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UW Medicine | Newsroom | July 28, 2020 In U.S. News & World Report, UW Medical Center also received top-50 national rankings in nine specialties. The University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, part of UW Medicine, was named the No. 1 hospital in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area by U.S. News & World…

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Dr. David Byrd

7/23/20 Dr. David Byrd, Professor, Division of General Surgery, has been named Interim Medical Director of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). Dr. Marc Stewart, SCCA Medical Director and Senior Vice President, leaves SCCA in July 2020 for a position at City of Hope Cancer Center. Dr. Stewart has been an outstanding leader and an…

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Dr. Raymond Tse

July, 22, 2020 Dr. Raymond Tse, Associate Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, was awarded American Association of Plastic Surgery’s (AAPS) annual 2020 James Barrett Brown Award. This award was established in memory of Dr. James Barrett Brown, past AAPS president, and is presented for the best plastic surgery-related paper published during the previous calendar year.…

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2020 Spring Surgery Synopsis Front Cover

June 12, 2020 The 2020 Spring issue of Surgery Synopsis is multi–focused. There is so much happening right now in our nation, in healthcare, and certainly within the Department of Surgery. In this issue we wanted to give you a flavor of how COVID–19 has affected our Department and our people, at the same time…

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UW Medicine | Newsroom | May 19, 2020 The repercussions from COVID-19 are being felt across all segments of society, and now thousands of surgeons worldwide have assessed the impact to canceled surgeries. The CovidSurg Collaborative projects that 28.4 million elective surgeries worldwide will be canceled or postponed in 2020, based on data from participating…

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