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Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Carlos Pellegrini Receives ACS Icon in Surgery Honor

Carlos Pellegrini

October 13, 2019 Dr. Carlos Pellegrini, Professor Emeritus, former UW Medicine Chief Medical Officer and UW Vice President for Medical Affairs, was honored by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as an “Icon in Surgery” at the ACS annual Clinical Congress in October 2019. “I was honored and humbled by the ACS decision to confer…

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Dr. Matthew Bartek Published “Improving Operating Room Efficiency: Machine Learning Approach to Predict Case-Time Duration” in JACS

Dr. Matthew Bartek

November 8, 2019 Dr. Matthew Bartek, General Surgery Chief Resident, published “Improving Operating Room Efficiency: Machine Learning Approach to Predict Case-Time Duration” in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Bartek details “We started with a simple question: “Can we accurately predict how long an operation will take using preoperative information?” Answering this question has broad-reaching…

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Dr. Mika Sinanan Elected ACS Secretary to Board of Governors

Dr. Mika Sinanan

November 18, 2019 Dr. Mika Sinanan, Professor, Division of General Surgery, was elected Secretary to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Governors in October 2019. Dr. Sinanan expresses, “In the role of Secretary to the Board of Governors, I’m very honored to serve on the Executive Committee. I look forward to representing the…

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Dr. Carlos Pellegrini’s ESA Honorary Member Lecture Published in Annals of Surgery

Carlos Pellegrini

October 28, 2019 Dr. Carlos Pellegrini, Professor Emeritus, former UW Medicine Chief Medical Officer, and UW Vice President for Medical Affairs, presented the European Surgical Association’s (ESA) Honorary Member Lecture at its annual meeting in May 2019. The lecture was published this week in the Annals of Surgery. The lecture, “Achieving Mastery in the Practice…

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