Department of Surgery News Archive

A Day in the Life of a Trauma Surgeon

UW Medicine | The Huddle | March 14, 2019 Harborview is the only Level 1 Trauma Center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. Dr. Eileen Bulger, chief of trauma, walks you through a usual day in the Emergency Department.

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Younger adults’ colon cancer often found at late stages

UW Medicine | Newsroom | March 4, 2019 People who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer before age 50 are more likely to be have a later stage of the disease, compared with older patients, according to a preview of study findings presented by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. The findings will be formally presented March 29-April 3, 2019, at…

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Dr. Robert Sweet Receives Seattle Business Magazine’s Leader in Health Care Award

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Dr. Robert Sweet, Professor of Urology and Medical Director for the UW Medicine Kidney Stone Center at Northwest Hospital, Executive Director for the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) and the Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technology (CREST), was awarded the Leaders in Health Care Awards by Seattle Business magazine to “honor…

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Surgery Synopsis/Winter 2018-19 Newsletter

Wednesday, March 5, 2019 Mission statements can be inspiring or just words. They can be things we write and forget or they can guide us in daily decisions. The Department of Surgery’s mission statement: “The Department of Surgery will provide compassionate and high quality patient care, train future generations of surgical leaders and conduct research…

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