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Volume 4, Number 44Space holderNovember 3, 2000

Book guides community physicians in teaching medical students and residents

Community-based training, the keystone of the WWAMI Program, is becoming the standard for medical student and resident education nationwide. A new book, Teaching in Your Office: A Guide to Instructing Medical Students and Residents (American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, 2001, 145 pp), shows community physicians how to become more effective clinical teachers.

Two of the authors are UW physicians and educators: Dawn DeWitt and Linda Pinsky, both assistant professors of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine.

Genetic variation studies funded

UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists have received a $10 million grant to study genetic variation. (Full story)

Hepatitis C researchers receive grant for cooperative center

The UW has received a $4 million grant to create a cooperative center for research on hepatitis C. (Full story)

Regional rehabilitation research network debuts

The National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research at NIH has awarded a five-year, $750,000 per year grant to the Western Rehabilitation Research Resource Network, based in the UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. (Full story)

UW participates in terrorist response drill

The teaching hospitals of the UW Academic Medical Center, along with several affiliated hospitals in King County, were among the participants in a countywide drill Oct. 25 to practice responding to a terrorist attack. (Full story)
Robert H. "Rob" Muilenburg was remembered by many this week as a devoted friend and family man and a dedicated leader whose vision and values, encompassing a warm-hearted respect for people, made UW Medical Center one of the best hospitals in America. (Full story)

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