1999 WWAMI Conference Nov. 1 and 2 in Seattle
The 1999 WWAMI
Conference Nov. 1 and 2 in Seattle will update attendees on curriculum
review, regional health workforce needs and effects of federal public
policy on medical education.
MEDEX marks 30th year
he MEDEX Northwest physician assistant training program will mark its 30th
year with several events tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 2. The first MEDEX class
was accepted in autumn of 1969.
UW receives grant to encourage studies in biomedical sciences
he UW has received a four-year, $1.35 million grant from the National
Institute of General Medical Sciences to establish a mentoring program for
underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students who have been
admitted to the UW and plan to major in science.
Foege named senior health advisor
William Foege, a 1961 graduate of the UW medical school, has been named
senior advisor for global health programs at the Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation. He and Gordon Perkin, executive director of global health
programs, will develop strategies, evaluate proposals and serve as
ambassadors to international health organizations.