UW Medicine established the UW Medicine Cares Award in 2013, a program to formally recognize and celebrate the accomplishments and excellence of those in the UW Medicine community who consistently exemplify the UW Medicine Service Culture Guidelines. The guidelines are professional standards that ensure that anyone who encounters UW Medicine receives the same great care and service throughout the system.
Each UW Medicine entity – Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians and Airlift Northwest – participates in the UW Medicine Cares Award program.
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Investigator Profile: Giana H. Davidson, MD, MPH
Giana H. Davidson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery Research Interests Dr. Davidson’s research focuses on improving the health of patients receiving specialized post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) following hospitalization. Approximately 25% of patients discharged to SNFs are readmitted to the hospital, and a large percentage of these patients never return to the community. Understanding the post-hospital period is essential for improving healthcare for the increasing...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
October 2014 Grand Rounds
6:30 am - 7:30 am, Health Sciences Building, Room K-069
(Please remember to sign-in) Speaker:
Dr. Rogier Van Helmond Topic: "Anesthesia in the field with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières" Friday, November 21, 2014 65th Annual Strauss Lecture Speaker:
Marco Patti, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director Center for Esophageal Diseases
Dr. Eileen Bulger Discusses Trauma Study
Harborview Medical Center is one of 10 trauma centers in the United States and Canada that aim to participate in a study of a therapeutic drug on people suspected of having sustained a traumatic brain injury. The study differs from nearly all medical research in that it has received federal approval to proceed without getting consent from study subjects prior to the initiation of the treatment.
Pellegrini Keynote Speaker at 11th Annual UC Davis Pre-Medical & Pre-Health Professions Natl Conference
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