March 13, 2014
8-9am, Health Sciences T625
"Continuous Curriculum Improvement: The UW Path to Renewal"
Ellen M. Cosgrove MD, FACP
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Professor,
Department of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education
University of Washington School of Medicine
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This is the largest department in the University of Washington School of Medicine, with 14 divisions and more than 1000 full-time and over 1,200 voluntary clinical faculty members. Our faculty provide the highest quality of primary and subspecialty care for patients throughout the region. They train tomorrow's physicians in both the science and art of medicine with innovative programs at all levels, and they conduct basic, translational, and clinical research at the leading edge of biological science.
2014 Leaders in Health Care Awards
Congratulations to the Department of Medicine faculty who won 2014 Leaders in Health Care awards from the Seattle Business Magazine.
Dr. Fred Appelbaum, professor (Medical Oncology)received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his career’s work on bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, leadership at Fred Hutch and his role in founding and leading SCCA to become a leader in cancer prevention and care.
Dr. Julie Gralow, professor (Medical Oncology) received the silver award in Achievement in Community Outreach.
In the category of Outstanding Health Care Practitioner, Dr. J. Randall Curtis, professor (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine) was the winner and Dr. Elizabeth Loggers, clinical assistant professor (Medical Oncology) received the silver award.
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Society of General Internal Medicine Awards
Dr. Melissa (Moe) Hagman, associate professor, received the Clinician Educator Award and nine internal medicine residents presented abstracts or clinical vignettes and two won awards at the annual meeting of the Northwest Regional Section of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM).
Presentations: Annie Ball (R1), Mitra Barahimi (R1), Jake Berman (CR), Tiffany Chen (R3), Andrew Dervan (R3), Selma Durakovic (R2), Emma Greer (R3), Reshma Gupta (CR), and Serena Lam (R2).
Best Clinical Innovation Poster:
Dr. Tiffany Chen, for “Development and implementation of online case-based teaching modules to optimize teaching of subinterns on resident uncovered hospitalist services” (Susan Merel and Som Mookherjee, faculty co-authors and mentors.)
Best Oral Presentation (Clinical Vignette):
Dr. Mitra Barahimi, for “Too much of ‘A’ good thing” (Lauren Beste and Jeremiah Alexander, faculty co-authors and mentors.)