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Volume 7, Number 11Space holderMarch 21, 2003
Match Day 2003
at UW Health Sciences Center

Carol MacLaren (left) hits the gong, held by Dan Hunt, signaling the beginning of Match Day 2003 at 9 a.m., Thursday, March 20. MacLaren is assistant dean for student affairs, and Hunt is associate dean for academic affairs. The gong has been a UW tradition for over seven years. Hunt brought the gong back from the Malaysian province of Sarawak after a sabbatical in 1991.

students share placement results
student on cellphone

UW Medical students share their residency placement news with friends both far and near.

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Photos by Gavin Sisk

SARS information updates available

World, national and regional disease control organizations are continuing to investigate the appearance of severe acute respiratory disease (SARS). (Full Story)

Committee hears evidence linking flu shot and Guillain-Barre syndrome

A national panel of medical researchers has heard evidence that the influenza vaccine may, in rare cases, cause severe reactions including the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome. (Full Story)

Clinical research conference addresses recent regulations and compliance

The annual clinical research & compliance conference for investigators will be held from 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at the Museum of History and Industry, at 2700 24th Ave E. in Seattle. (Full Story)

Stapleton selected to lead national academic association

F. Bruder Stapleton, Ford/Morgan Professor and chair of pediatrics, was named president-elect of the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (AMSPDC) at its annual meeting in March. (Full Story)

Dorris brothers cover aircraft carrier from different angles

When the Department of Defense began attaching journalists to military units in Southwest Asia and the Persian Gulf, Pat Dorris, a TV reporter for KGW in Portland, Ore., was assigned to U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln. (Full Story)

Gastroenterologist Wade Volwiler dead at 84

Wade Volwiler, professor emeritus of medicine and first head of the Division of Gastroenterology, died in February. (Full Story)

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