Professor Thomas Norris, MD, receives John G. Walsh award
The University of Washington MHA Program is pleased to announce that Professor Thomas Norris, MD, just received the 2010 John G. Walsh award from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) in honor of his contributions to the advancement of family medicine. This is one of AAFP's highest awards, which recognizes lifetime leadership contributions. Dr. Norris is Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Family Medicine for the UW School of Medicine, and teaches in our Certificate Program in Medical Management. He developed rural family medicine residency programs in Montana and at MultiCare Health System's Tacoma Family Medicine, which is affiliated with the UW School of Medicine. He also played a key role in establishing the UW Physicians Network, which is the University of Washington's network of community-based primary care clinics.
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