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Medical students work on an infant mannequin at the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare at UW Medical Center in Seattle. Credit: Clare McLean
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UW School of Medicine students celebrate after the White Coat ceremony at Meany Hall. Event marks medical students transition from classroom learning to clinical-study phase. Credit: Clare McLean
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