Emergency officials prepare for WTO meeting
arborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and
several other Seattle area hospitals are among many agencies participating
in emergency preparedness for the Third Ministerial Conference of the
World Trade Organization (WTO).
Computer diagnostic systems improve clinical reasoning
omputer-based diagnostic decision support systems can improve the
clinical reasoning of physicians, residents and medical students,
according to a study published in the Nov. 17 issue of the Journal of the
American Medical Association.
Corey receives Distinguished Alumnus Award
L awrence Corey, professor of laboratory medicine and medicine and head of the Program in Infectious Diseases at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Michigan Medical Center Alumni Association.
Morton named to advisory council
William R. Morton, professor of comparative medicine and director of the
UW Regional Primate Research Center (RPRC), has been appointed to a
four-year term on the National Advisory Research Resources Council. The
appointment was made by Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala.
The council advises the secretary, as well as the director of the National
Institutes of Health and the director of the National Center for Research
Resources, on the development and support of essential health-related