Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

New Trends in Venous Disease and Treatment
Presented by Dr. Ellen Derrick

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Ellen Derrick, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in both general and vascular surgery.  Prior to founding Box Bar Vascular, Dr. Derrick practiced at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett where she also served as Medical Director of Safety.Dr. Derrick is a nationally recognized pioneer in the need to track and monitor patient safety to improve outcomes.  Working with the University of Washington and the Washington State Foundation for Healthcare Quality, Ellen led the state-wide effort to establish the nation’s first Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program database to look at outcomes in vascular surgery, interventional radiology, and interventional cardiology.  She is a former clinical faculty member at the University of Washington School of Medicine, sits on the American College of Surgeons Advocacy and Vascular Surgery Councils, and acts as a delegate for King County to the Health Care Policy to the State of Washington. Dr. Derrick is published in numerous technical and professional journals and has spoken at symposiums and seminars across the country.  Yet Ellen’s greatest professional joy comes from delivering the highest quality, personal care to her patients – to improve not only their vascular health but the overall quality of life.


5:00 pm               Pediatric patient presentations (photos to be taken), UWMC Dermatology Clinic, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE

5:30 pm               Patient discussions, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Conference room 132 (next door in adjacent building)

6:15 pm               Business Meeting

6:30 pm                Lecture: “New Trends in Venous Disease and Treatment” by Ellen Derrick, MD

8:00 pm               Optional Dinner out at Flying Fish, 300 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109


Continuing Medical Education Accreditation
The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  (Each session is 3 credits)