Wyoming family medicine clerkships welcome first students
Wyoming's family medicine teaching sites in Buffalo and Powell will
welcome their first clerkship students Aug. 16.
Mild leaflet thickening increases cardiovascular mortality
In a study published in the July 15 issue of the New England Journal of
Medicine, UW researchers and colleagues report a 50 percent increase in
cardiovascular mortality in subjects with echocardiograms showing mild
leaflet thickening of the aortic valve, compared to those with normal
Site visitors meet with MMEP participants
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Association of American Medical
Colleges site visit team met this week with participants in the medical
school's summer programs for minority and disadvantaged college students.
Update on living-donor split-liver transplant patients
Wendy Richards, 31, who donated a portion of her liver to her
two-and-a-half year-old son during coordinated procedures July 21 at UW
Medical Center and Children's Hospital, is progressing in her recovery
from surgery. She visited her son, Coe Richards, at Children's July 28 on
a temporary hospital pass and is expected to be discharged soon from UWMC.
Coe is out of the Intensive Care Unit and eating solid food.
A July 22 Seattle
Times story covers the details.