Become a ‘Heart Surgeon for a Day’

Swedish Medical Center, a Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk sponsor, is inviting 15 people to become ‘Heart Surgeons for a Day’ on Wednesday, February 5.  Participants will experience a day in the life of a heart surgeon – examining a human heart and video footage from a recorded heart surgery, participating in interactive demonstrations using surgical tools such as the da Vinci robot, and attending lunch and a Q&A session with Swedish cardiac surgeons.  If you haven’t had a chance to apply for your chance to participate, Swedish is extending the deadline for AHA supporters and will choose one additional participant this week. To apply for this spot, email communicationsweb@swedish.org with the subject line “AHA Member Heart Surgeon for a Day” and include the following information: email; phone; zip code; age; scrub bottom and top sizes; and in 50 words or less, why you want to participate in the ‘Heart Surgeon for a Day’ event. All applications must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 24 at 11:59 p.m.  Find out more at www.swedish.org/doc4day. AHA will also be reporting live from the event via social media on Feb. 5!

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