May 4, 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Evans Award winners: Residents Sheida Aalami and Leslie King and student Joseph Martinez.

May 4, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Angela Hanson and Luke Wander, the 2017 Chair of Medicine Scholars Award winners.

April 27, 2017

Congratulations to the following Department of Medicine faculty whose promotions are effective July 1, 2017.

April 19, 2017

The National Institute on Aging will commit $2.8 million over the next five years to fund research that uses state of the art statistical approaches to cognitive testing data.

April 14, 2017

Dr. Oliver Press is the inaugural recipient of the Oliver W. Press Distinguished MSTP Alumnus Award, named in his honor.

March 31, 2017

UW internal medicine residents completed questionnaires about well-being, depression, and other quality-of-of life issues between 2001 and 2012.

March 29, 2017

Dr. Richard Kirkpatrick will be honored this year with the UW School of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Dr. Kirkpatrick received his undergraduate degree in 1968 and his medical degree in 1972 from the University of Washington. Since 1976, he has been a general internist in the medically-underserved city of Longview, Washington.

He has been a preceptor for UW students, and held a clinical faculty appointment in the Department of Medicine for 14 years.

March 27, 2017

Dr. Henry Tenckhoff passed away this month at the age of 86. He has the rightful claim to be the “father of chronic peritoneal dialysis.”

March 24, 2017

Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. Avelumab has become the first FDA approved drug to treat it.

March 17, 2017

Results of the 2017 National Resident Matching Program were announced today.