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New name encompasses medical school and medical centers

The University of Washington Academic Medical Center (UW AMC) has a new name: UW Medicine.

Somerman named dean of UW School of Dentistry

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Statement from Dr. Eric Larson, medical director at University of Washington Medical Center

“Widespread news coverage has been given this week to Donald Church, who, in the course of a lifesaving procedure at UW Medical Center in June 2000, experienced a serious medical error.

Information about medical errors

The following statement is from Dr. Eric Larson, medical director at University of Washington Medical Center:

William Bremner named chair of the Department of Medicine

Dr. William J. Bremner has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Nancy Woods named dean of the UW School of Nursing

Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods, associate dean for research at the University of Washington School of Nursing, has been named dean of the school, UW President Richard L. McCormick announced today.

UW president appoints advisory committee to help search for new dean of School of Public Health and Community Medicine

University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick has appointed a committee to advise him in the search for a new dean of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

Hutchinson Center, University of Washington, and Children’s Hospital forming new alliance in the fight against cancer

Seattle-based world leaders in the fight against cancer today announced that they are forming a new, combined clinical cancer program. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the University of Washington (UW), and Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center are creating the new program, called the “Cancer Care Alliance,” to speed the development of new knowledge of, and treatment for, various cancers.

School of Nursing’s Nancy Woods receives Vivian O. Lee Women’s Health Award from U.S. Public Health Service

Dr. Nancy Woods, associate dean for nursing research and director of the University of Washington School of Nursing’s Center for Women’s Health Research, is the first recipient of the Vivian O. Lee Women’s Health Award.

UW President Richard L. McCormick names acting dean of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine

University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick today (Thursday, Sept. 4) named Dr. Patricia A. Wahl acting dean of the UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

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