Department of Surgery News

Have you been screened? Learn about UW/SCCA’s lung cancer screening program

UW Medicine | The Huddle | June 8, 2018 | By, Karen Peck It may not come as a surprise to those of us in healthcare that lung cancer kills more people in the U.S. than any other cancer. A lesser known fact, though, is that it causes more deaths than breast, prostate and pancreatic…

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Dr. Carlos Pellegrini Honored by the Senate of University of Athens

Dr. Carlos Pellegrini, Professor and Chief Medical Office, was honored with the title of doctor honoris causa by the Senate of the University of Athens. This honor recognizes Dr. Pellegrini for his significance and impact of his work in the scientist community. This is the highest honorary title awarded by the University of Athens recognizing…

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Dr. Robert Tessler Selected 2018 Outstanding Master’s Student

Dr. Robert Tessler, visiting General Surgery resident and T32 post-doctoral fellow at the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC), was selected by the Department of Epidemiology as the UW School of Public Health’s (SPH) 2018 Outstanding Master’s Student. This award is recognizes exemplary staff, faculty and students for their dedication, service, and many contributions…

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Dr. Ronald Maier Presidential Address at American Surgical Association 138th Annual Meeting

Dr. Ronald Maier, The Jane and Donald D. Trunkey Professor & Chief, Division of Trauma, Burn & Critical Care, and American Surgical Associations (ASA) president, presented his presidential address at the ASA’s 138th Annual Meeting. His presentation, titled “Our Calling,” addressed the recognition and identification of the inherent good of committing to equity, diversity and…

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Dr. Lorrie Langdale Receives 2018 UW Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty

Dr. Lorrie Langdale, Professor & Chief, Section of General Surgery, Veteran’s Affairs, Puget Sound Health Care System, received the 2018 UW Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty. This award recognizes that School of Medicine faculty and trainees benefit significantly from the efforts of faculty mentors, and that the exceptional success of the UW…

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April 2018 Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Presented by Ronald M. Fairman, MD

“Clinical Trials for Aortic Disease: A 20 Year Experience” Ronald M. Fairman, MD The Clyde F. Barker – William Maul Measey Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, President, SUS Foundation              …

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