Health Equity Conversations is a new limited podcast series hosted by Associate Professor Joshua Liao.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Geetanjali Chander took the reins as our new head of the Division of General Internal Medicine, effective May 1, 2022.
The Society of General Internal Medicine held its 2022 Annual Meeting last week, April 6–9. It was the first in-person meeting held since 2019. Our faculty were among the leaders sharing expertise. A brief rundown of activities is below.
Associate Professor Emeritus Christopher L. Bryson, MD, MS, a beloved member of the Division of General Internal Medicine, died on March 12, 2022. Chris completed medical school and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern and in 2000, came to the University of Washington to complete a fellowship in Health Services Research. He then joined the faculty as an Acting Instructor based at the Puget Sound VA where he was highly respected as an outstanding attending on both the inpatient service and in the primary care clinic.
Demonstrating all-around excellence, faculty member Nancy Sugg and staff member Kari Black have been nominated for UW-wide honors—the Thorud Leadership Award and a Together We Will Award, respectively.
In recent months, several of our faculty have been expert guests on radio shows and podcasts.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Geetanjali Chander will be our new head of the Division of General Internal Medicine, effective April 1, 2022.
In recent months, our GIM faculty have been recognized by multiple organizations for their individual excellence in teaching, leadership, and patient care.
Most recently in November, Professor Joseph Merrill was one of seventeen faculty named an Outstanding Research Mentor by the UW School of Medicine Scholarship Committee. Nominations come from students throughout the WWAMI region.
October saw the Washington Chapter of the American College of Physicians holding its annual meeting. During the conference, Associate Professor Molly Blackley Jackson received the Clinician-...
Fellowship, residency, and faculty positions are open for applications.
In addition to the usual seasons of Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall, the Pacific Northwest also experiences Fire Season. In recent years, wildfire season has become longer and more intense, with smoke affecting the respiratory systems of humans and animals sometimes hundreds of miles from any fire. Like any good healthcare practitioner, Dr. Cora Sack knows that the best cure is prevention. How does she advise residents in smoky regions protect their lungs from smoke damage?
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