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Around the World and Back Again

Critical care nurse Lia Barros created the International Nursing Program (INP) at UW Medical Center as a way for nurses to continue their educational enrichment and improve patient care.

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Bearing Gifts

Why a mother and daughter returned to the neonatal ICU 15 years later.

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Saving Grace

After years of breathing problems, a patient sings her gratitude loud and clear.

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Big Lungs, Huge Heart

Brought together by a double-lung transplant, a patient and his surgeon reflect on their connection.

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Lullabies soothe NICU babies, and parents, too

Research suggests that parents singing to their children actually lowers blood pressure and helps neural development.

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Beyond Words

A tablet becomes a critical part of the care team.

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Transformed by a Transplant

From a liver transplant to cycling the STP, a tech exec turns his life around.

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When Music is Medicine

A fourth-year medical student brings live music to patients at UW Medical Center.

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Emotionally Invested

For cancer patients, oncology nurses offer special care — and, sometimes, lasting friendship.

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The Power of Prophecy

From preemie to Husky football.

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Part of the Family

UW Medical Center staff help José Blakeley enjoy a very special day.

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Becoming Her Daughter’s Hero

How a mother decided to become an organ donor — to her own child— with the help of UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s.

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