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Andrew Wright MD
Surgeon. Geek. Dad. Not necessarily in that order. Center for VideoEndoscopic Surgery Endowed Professor, University of Washington. Pronouns: He/Him
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Andrew Wright MD 9h
This may the best ad I’ve ever seen.
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Andrew Wright MD 13h
And here's the new flyer: In addition to the hosts listed we'll have and several more residents joining. Plan is for no attendings and multiple breakout rooms so plenty of chance to chat!
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Andrew Wright MD 13h
Also, if you missed our session last week we've uploaded a great video with an intro/overview of the program with me, our Program Director Dr. Horvath, chair , and residents Drs. Seo, Clark, and
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Andrew Wright MD 13h
We're having our second virtual visit this Thursday August 10 at 5:30 PST. This week will be a Q&A with our residents - if you are a MS4 interested in applying to come join us! Same sign up link as last week
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Hey alums (and current faculty/residents/fellows): Come hang out with us on Wed for the happy hour!
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
If you are a current surgery resident or fellow, join our happy hour on finding a job after training!
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Hosting a different happy hour at the same time, or else you know I'd be there!
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Farzad Mostashari Aug 9
1/ All masks are not the same, and it's hard to tell which ones work better, but this article provides some insights. First, "paper" surgical masks are really very very good.
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Checked my RVU productivity report today - Can you see where COVID hit? It's kinda subtle...
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Replying to @andrewswright
Took me a while to find this one. Probably the first program I ever “wrote”
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Replying to @andrewswright
Also: typing in my own games in BASIC into my C64, printed in the back pages of Commodore World
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
I saved all my birthday money to buy the game E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600. Now considered perhaps the worst game ever made, and the proximate cause of Atari going bankrupt.
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Replying to @DissanaikeMD @DrHuerto
Most of undergraduate prep for med school pretty useless. Would rather my trainees have writing, philosophy, and ethics than another semester of chem
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Replying to @DissanaikeMD @DrHuerto
For that matter, about the only chemistry I use is acid/base, and again that only conceptual and not memorizing/using the Henderson–Hasselbalch equation.
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 9
Replying to @DissanaikeMD @DrHuerto
Poiseuille’s law comes in handy when talking about limitations on flow (iv resuscitation, veress needle, vascular pathology). Stress/strain for hernia. That’s about all I use (and don’t use the equations, just talk about concepts with trainees)
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SAGES Aug 7
Correct. Med Students and Active Duty Military are free. SAGES Candidate Members are free. Non-member residents/fellows, only $25
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 8
I know I’ll be ordering
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 8
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Andrew Wright MD Aug 8
Replying to @alrodg
Agree. I love my profession, but it’s only part of me. My desire to help others, my scientific and intellectual curiosity, my drive to teach, and my humanity are what make me a good surgeon, not the other way around.
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Mathew Sorensen Aug 7
To all those students applying this year (to and other specialties) - UW is truly dedicated to Diversity Recruitment! Please join us Wed Aug 26th from 6:30-8pm PST
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