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Volume 7, Number 17Space holderMay 2, 2003
Drug-releasing coronary stent inserted in UW Medicine Heart Center procedure
The day after the United States Food and Drug Administration approved a drug-releasing coronary stent designed to keep the artery unclogged, a UW Medicine Heart Center team inserted this stent during a procedure April 25. (Full Story)
Interventional cardiologist Douglas Stewart inserts a drug-releasing coronary stent designed to keep the artery unclogged.

Beach receives award for educational outreach

Kirk Beach, research professor of surgery, has received the third-annual UW Distinguished Contributions to Lifelong Learning Award. Beach and 19 other individuals, teams, and units will be honored at a special University-wide recognition ceremony at 3 p.m., Thursday, June 12, in Meany Hall on the UW Seattle campus. (Full Story)

Surgery Pavilion nearing completion

Construction on the UW Surgery Pavilion is moving forward toward completion. (Full Story)

Norris elected treasurer of American Board of Family Practice

Tom Norris, associate dean and professor of family medicine, has been elected treasurer of American Board of Family Practice (ABFP). (Full Story)

Healthy aging lecture scheduled May 9

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will speak on "Unequal Treatment: Implications for Older Adults," from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friday, May 9, in Hogness Auditorium, UW Health Sciences Center. (Full Story)

May 27 workshop on designing effective educational experiences

The Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics will present a faculty development workshop entitled "Teaching for Learning: From A - Z". This workshop will provide practical tips on designing more effective educational experiences. Presenters from the department include Fredric Wolf, professor and chair; and Donna Ambrozy, lecturer. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 27, in room 303, South Campus Center.

To register for the free event, call 206-543-2259, or visit the Web site

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