Medical students bring international meeting to Seattle
Students from more than 29 medical schools will gather in Seattle April 9
to 11 for an international meeting of the student chapter of Physicians
for Social Responsibility. Members of the Washington state student chapter
planned the conference.
Nikkei physicians honored
Three UW clinical faculty members are among the Nikkei physicians honored
by the Japanese American Citizens League for overcoming harsh obstacles in
achieving their dreams of becoming physicians and practicing medicine.
ITEM FROM THE ARCHIVE
Virtual reality is resulting in substantial reduction of pain
for severe burn patients in a study at Harborview Medical
Patterson, professor of rehabilitation medicine and a staff
psychologist at the Burn Center, and Hunter Hoffman, a
research scientist at the UW Human Interface Technology
Laboratory (HIT Lab), are
collaborating on the study.
The work is featured this week on the Ivanhoe Broadcast News Website.