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Envisioning a Better Future for Residents and Fellows

Byron Joyner, MD, created the Vision Fund in Graduate Medical Education to support diversity, equity and inclusion in residencies and fellowships.

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Programming Cells to Unlock Insights Into Disease

At the Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology (SeaHub), a new research collaboration, UW Medicine researchers will use groundbreaking technology to record cellular changes over time.

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Today’s Medical Students, Tomorrow’s Healthcare Leaders: 2024’s Husky 100

Meet the exceptional medical students recognized in this year’s Husky 100.

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World-Class Care for the Complex Brain

UW Medicine’s Neurosciences Institute provides exceptional care and conducts groundbreaking research to better understand and treat complex neurological issues.

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How These Patient-Advocates are Answering the Call to Advance Men’s Health

Loch Anderson and Allyn Perkins, recipients of a 2024 Ragen Volunteer Service Award, are on a mission to get everyone talking about men’s health.

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The Nordstrom Family is Paving the Way for Protein Design

Bruce and Jennie Nordstrom received the 2024 Brotman Award for their leadership in supporting the Institute for Protein Design.

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A Champion for Better Health

From participating in neurological research to creating scholarships for medical students, 2024 Ragen Volunteer Service Award recipient Dixie Wilson and her husband Steve are all in.

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Building a “Whole Person” Approach to Better Health

The Bernard Osher Foundation was honored with the 2024 Brotman Award for its leadership in establishing the UW Osher Center for Integrative Health.

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Well-Being Grants Empower Healthcare Teams to Reconnect and Recharge

The pandemic took a heavy toll on healthcare workers, but donor generosity enabled UW Medicine to offer grants to faculty, staff and trainees for projects centered on their own well-being.

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What a Decades-long Study Teaches Us About Brain Health and Aging

The Seattle Longitudinal Study followed participants from 1956–2012 to track cognitive changes over the adult lifespan. See how UW researchers are using the data to find new insights into brain health.

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Transformative Model for Mental Health Care Offers Hope for Our Region

How the Center for Behavioral Health and Learning promises to be a game-changer for mental health and addiction care in our region.

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From First Responder to First-Generation Medical Student

How scholarships are helping Kathryne Mitchell, a former firefighter and paramedic, pursue her dream of becoming a doctor and giving back to her Alaska community.

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