Department of Surgery News

Sara Javid, MD New Associate Editor Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN)

JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Strengthens Editorial Focus on Original, Impactful Research into Cancer Care Delivery Journal reaches new heights for readership and impact rating thanks to expanding content, including new studies, panel insights, and NCCN Guidelines® FORT WASHINGTON, PA [August 6, 2018] — Today, JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network introduced new associate editors,…

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When did scald burns become a prank?

UW Medicine | Newsroom | August 2, 2018 Actions of unthinking perpetrators land people in hospitals, with significant injuries. The so-called “hot-water challenge” making news headlines leaves Dr. Sam Mandell incredulous. “It’s really bad idea. People should know that hot water will burn you,” said Mandell, a UW Medicine surgeon and specialist in trauma, critical…

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July 2018 Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Presented by Hugh Foy, MD

“Development of a Comprehensive Emergency Medical Service: The Seattle Story” Hugh Foy, MD >> Professor, Department of Surgery Director, Surgical Specialties Clinic University of Washington Harborview Medical Center               (Video may contain graphic intraoperative images)

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Harborview Medical Center: KNKX Sound Effect, Episode 149

KNKX | Your Connection to Jazz, Blues and NPR News Program: Sound Effect by Kevin Kniestedt & Gabriel Spitzer | June 30, 2018 This week we spend the hour with stories from Harborview Medical Center, the Level 1 Trauma Center covering four states and nearly 100,000 square miles. We hear the story of a tragic house fire in…

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UW has big role in Seattle’s safe-storage firearms measure

UW Medicine | Newsroom | July 10, 2018 Studies from Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, School of Public Health cited in new legislation. The Seattle City Council passed legislation Monday requiring gun owners to lock up their guns or face fines up to $10,000 – a policy significantly informed by University of Washington researchers. It will…

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Dr. Barclay Stewart Receives 2018 Harborview Medical Center Annual Housestaff Award

Dr. Barclay Stewart, Chief Resident, General Surgery, Department of Surgery, received the 2018 Harborview Medical Center Annual Housestaff Award. Dr. Stewart is a co-recipient of this award with Dr. Aysha Appa, Department of Medicine, for “Clinical Ability and Humanitarian Concern.” This prestigious award is received by individuals who have gone on to achieve great success…

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