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Volume 8, Number 20Space holderMay 21, 2004

Medical school hooding ceremony planned for June 5

Medical students start processional
The School of Medicine has announced the graduating class award results and the keynote speaker for the 2004 Hooding Ceremony. (Full Story)

Above: Medical students enter the HUB ballroom at the start of the processional at the June 2000 ceremony.

Photo by Leila Gray

Stem cell transplant recovery can take three to five years, according to study in JAMA

Patients recovering from stem cell transplantation for leukemia or lymphoma can take three to five years to fully recover, according to a study published in the May 19 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Full Story)

Emergency physicians treating more uninsured patients, survey finds

Nearly three-quarters of emergency physicians say the number of uninsured patients they are treating in the emergency room is rising from previous years, according to a survey by the American College of Emergency Physicians. (Full Story)

Mitchell recognized by American Urological Association

Michael Mitchell, professor of urology in the UW School of Medicine and chief of pediatric urology at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, has received one of the highest awards in the field of urology. (Full Story)