April 6, 2011 Grand Rounds Video: William J. Mills III, MD Special Memorial Grand Rounds "Things Dr. Mills Taught Us..."
"Things Dr. Mills taught us..." In this special Memorial Grand Rounds, friends and colleagues pay tribute to the life and work of William J. Mills III, MD. Dr. Mills sustained critical injuries from a fall while skiing with one of his sons in the Alyeska resort in Girdwood, Alaska on March 13, 2011. He passed away on March 15, 2011. Dr. Mills was a member of the UW Medicine Faculty from 1998-2004. During his years as Assistant Professor, Dr. Mills rapidly developed a reputation for his expertise in trauma and sports surgery with 22 peer reviewed papers. Several of these publications are considered to be primary in their topic areas. UW faculty members and others present excerpts from Mills' articles on knee dislocations, humeral fractures, and polytrauma care combined with annotations from his life and unique personality traits. Dr. Mills is remembered for his many outstanding qualities as a great doctor, surgeon, educator, colleague and friend. He had maintained close ties with many faculty, fellows and residents throughout his UW times and held Harborview Medical Center and the people who worked there in the highest esteem.