A new exhibit at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle will showcase UW Medicine surgeons and surgical training techniques at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Troy Reihsen was doing his best to save the injured soldier in front of him.
“You’re going to be OK, buddy, just stay with me,” Reihsen said as he tied a tourniquet on the hemorrhaging right leg, blown off below the knee.
Surgical residents learn their craft mostly in the operating room, watching and assisting mentors with patient procedures until their skills and poise suffice to fly solo.
Medical students work on an infant mannequin at the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare at UW Medical Center in Seattle.