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Volume 9, Number 12Space holderMarch 25, 2005

Graduating medical students matched with residency programs

Photo of Carol MacLaren striking a gong.
This year, 156 graduating seniors from the School of Medicine received their residency appointments through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). (Full Story)

Above, Carol MacLaren strikes a gong to symbolize the begining of Match Day ceremonies.

Photo by Blayne Vixie


Two faculty members named new Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators

Two School of Medicine faculty members, genome researcher Evan Eichler and neuroscientist Fred Rieke, have been selected investigators of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), a funding organization for biomedical research. (Full Story)

Joseph York and Deborah Harper appointed to School of Medicine leadership

Joseph York has been appointed associate dean for graduate medical education, effective June 15. (Full Story)

NIH career development program accepts first UW trainees

A new career development program at the UW for postdoctoral and junior faculty clinical researchers has accepted its first group of trainees. (Full Story)

Mental health, family history determine drug-abuse relapse risk

The risk of relapse is significantly increased for health-care professionals treated for substance abuse disorders if they have co-existing psychiatric illness or a family history of substance abuse, according to research by Karen Domino, professor of anesthesiology. (Full Story)