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Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. John Waldhausen Accepts Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery Position at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Dr. John Waldhausen

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Dr. John Waldhausen accepted the position of Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH). This position was previously held by Dr. Robert Sawin until he stepped down last year and Dr. Waldhausen has done a tremendous job as Interim Division Chief since that time. Dr. Waldhausen previously held…

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The Good Luck Rituals of Medical Experts

Dr. Raymond Yeung and Yeung shoes

UW Medicine | The Huddle| January 20, 2020 Whether it’s delivering a baby, operating on a patient or something else in-between, UW Medicine providers accomplish some pretty amazing things on a daily basis. But how do they get themselves in the right headspace for procedures both big and small — and what do they do…

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Saving Grace

Dr. Michael Mulligan

UW Medicine | ACCELERATE—The Campaign for UW Medicine   After years of breathing problems, a patient sings her gratitude loud and clear.   On a recent Sunday at church, Marilyn Gibbs-Wightman stood up to sing. She knew she’d need some help — just a few months before, she’d had 15 blood clots removed from her…

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Burn Educational Videos—Burns 501: Burn Pain-The Basics

burns 501 photo

The purpose of this short video is to inform patients about burn-related pain and introduce them to management strategies at the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center. We are striving toward standardization in patient education for acute burns. This is especially important with regard to pain management. The video was developed in collaboration with the Harborview…

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