Department of Surgery News Archive

Barclay T. Stewart Named ACS Surgical Resident Volunteerism Award Recipient

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Governors Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2016 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards. Barclay T. Stewart, MD, MPH, PhD, a University of Washington general surgery resident from Beaufort, SC, will receive the Surgical Resident Volunteerism Award for his…

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Heart Surgery Residents Ready to Save Real Lives After ‘Out of Body’ Training Experience

Largest, Most Comprehensive Study of Simulated Surgery Shows Practice May Help Improve Patient Outcomes CHICAGO (August 25, 2016) — Simulation training for surgery residents builds confidence and could have a life-saving impact on patients undergoing cardiac surgery, according to two studies published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. “Simulation training should create better…

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Dr. Andre Dick Named Surgical Director of Renal Transplantation At Seattle Children’s Hospital

Dr. Andre Dick, Associate Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital, has been named Surgical Director of Renal Transplantation here at Seattle Children’s Hospital. In that role, he will partner with Dr. Jodi Smith of Nephrology, who is the Medical Director for Renal Transplantation. He was born…

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Dr. Sherene Shalhub Selected To Serve on UW’s Faculty Council On University Relations

Dr. Sherene Shalhub, Assistant Professor, Vascular Division, has been selected by her faculty colleagues to serve on University of Washington’s Faculty Council on University Relations (FCUR) for a two-year term beginning September 2016. FCUR is responsible for all matters of policy relating to university relations, including community affairs; government relations at the local, state, and…

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