Honorary residency

March 4, 2014

Issaquah residents try their hand at heart surgery

By Greg Farrar Sarah Paulson (far right), of Issaquah, watches as Swedish Hospital echocardiographer David Diedrick displays the ultrasound of a student volunteer’s pumping heart for Paulson and two other participants at the Heart Surgeon for a Day event.

By Greg Farrar
Sarah Paulson (far right), of Issaquah, watches as Swedish Hospital echocardiographer David Diedrick displays the ultrasound of a student volunteer’s pumping heart for Paulson and two other participants at the Heart Surgeon for a Day event.

Some wear their hearts on their sleeves and some want a closer look.

Two Issaquah residents joined 20 people chosen for Swedish Hospital’s Heart Surgeon for a Day event Feb. 26. Swedish invited Olivia Frangos and Sarah Paulson, who completed online applications, to the Seattle Science Foundation for a day of hands-on heart surgeon education.

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Become a heart surgeon for a day

January 9, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Jan. 9, 2014

Dr. Glenn Barnhart and the team at the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute in Seattle are inviting 15 people to become “Heart Surgeons for a Day” on Feb. 5.

Participants will get the chance to examine a human heart, hear from Swedish cardiac surgeons and cardiologists, and participate in interactive demonstrations of surgical tools.

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