UW Medicine is one of 39 healthcare collaborative networks that will participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative announced today by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.
In a push to keep health professions on pace with changing demographics, the University of Washington will create a Health Professions Academy to cultivate and recruit undergraduate students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds to
A Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center is being established at the University of Washington to increase the expertise of primary-care providers, trainees and others in caring for older adults.
This past spring, Denise Dudzinski was named new chair of UW's Department of Bioethics & Humanities, a small department that delves into big issues: end-of-life care, responsible conduct of research, and social justice.
The University of Washington is growing in Spokane. On August 10, the UW School of Medicine (UWSOM) welcomes 8 new physician faculty members recruited from in and around Spokane to its medical school teaching team.
A little more than two years ago, a train carrying Bakken crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, a town in eastern Canada, crushing tank cars and spilling thousands of gallons of oil that erupted into a ball of fire.