Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Anne Ehlers Receives 2017 ACS Rising Star Award

Dr. Anne Ehlers, general surgery chief resident, received the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) 2017 Rising Star award. Dr. Ehler’s name was put forth for this award by American College of Surgeons Professional Association PAC (ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC) Board members Drs. Ron Maier, professor and chief of trauma, burn & critical care, surgeon-in-chief, Harborview Medical Center, University…

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Nahush Mokadam: Reflections of a heart transplant surgeon

The Huddle | February 12, 2018 I’m always amazed at what we can do in the operating room. We can stop an organ donor’s heart, remove it from their body, pack it in ice, transport it 1,500 miles, stitch it into someone else’s body, and…it beats! It’s truly awe-inspiring. I’ve seen observers and medical students…

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Dr. Bryce Robinson at SUS New Member Poster Session

Dr. Bryce Robinson, Associate Medical Director, Critical Care, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burn and Critical Care Surgery, at the new member poster session at the Society of University Surgeons (SUS). His poster was a summation of three studies investigating early, modifiable risks factors for the development of lung injury after injury. In…

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‘We thought we’d pulled a dead person out of the water’: Woman recovers after Puget Sound rescue

The Seattle Times | Originally published February 7, 2018 at 6:00 am Updated February 7, 2018 at 8:06 am | By Christine Clarridge, Seattle Times staff reporter Just before 3 a.m., the distress call came in to the Coast Guard’s Small Boat Rescue Station in Seattle: A young woman and another person were on a weather-battled paddleboat in the…

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