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UW’s innovations in medical education in the spotlight

From Tuesday’s edition of the Seattle Times:

While most UW students have a few more weeks of summer to enjoy, the School of Medicine is already in full swing. With the introduction of new curriculum, first-year medical students are spending less time in a traditional lecture hall and more time with hands-on patient care on day one.

Read more about this innovative approach to teaching here.

From KREM2 in Spokane:

One of the great traditions in medical school is the white coat ceremony, when new students put on the unofficial uniform of the medical profession for the first time. KREM 2 captured the recent exciting night with students, friends and their families in Spokane here.

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