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Volume 8, Number 11Space holderMarch 19, 2004


UW students paired with residency programs in match day ceremony

Photo from the match day.

The traditional ringing of a gong kicked off the UW’s participation in the National Resident Matching Program on Thursday, March 18, as the 164 graduating seniors from the School of Medicine were matched with residency programs around the country. (Full story)

Photo by Ryan Lyse

Cosmetic foot surgery not always appropriate, academy warns

Most orthopaedic surgeons feel cosmetic foot surgery is inappropriate, and many have treated patients for complications from such surgery, according to the results of an online survey. (Full Story)

UW receives grant for pancreatic cancer research

A philanthropic organization is giving the UW a $100,000 grant for pancreatic cancer research as part of a $1.5 million national grant package. (Full Story)

Surawicz and Maestas honored in Congressional record

Two UW faculty members were recognized on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives after being nominated for a national competition honoring women physicians. (Full Story)