rural health

The University of Washington School of Dentistry has received a top U.S. award in dental education for its program to improve access to dental care in rural and underserved Washington state.

A new UW Medicine Telehealth program for mental health and addictions care has had an immediate positive impact in remote, underserved Washington state.

Julie Middleton and Kayla McMahon are among the University of Washington medical students providing care this winter in rural and underserved Northwest outposts.

[The third paragraph's reference to the shortage of mental-health care in Washington has been clarified.]

An opinion piece in the June 21 edition of the Billings Gazette advocates for the creation of a psychiatry residency training program in Montana. 

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