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Katie Brooks

37 Posts

How to Talk to Friends and Family About Safe Holiday Gatherings

Share the Washington State Department of Health’s Safer Gatherings Checklist with your friends and family to help everyone stay safe this year.

Team Transplant Celebrates 20 Years

Alysun Deckert, founder of Team Transplant, celebrates 20 years, 40 half-marathons and countless positive outcomes with the team.

Virtual Reality Inspired Don Theophilus’ Fundraising Career

How his unconventional start led him to a career in fundraising.

Albert Jonsen: Bioethics Pioneer

Albert Rupert Jonsen, PhD, emeritus professor and a former chair of the Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, died Oct. 21, 2020, at age 89.

Let’s Get to Know: David Fitz, Orthopedic Surgeon

Find out why he majored in history and literature before going to med school.

Helping Patients One Breath at a Time

What it’s like to be a respiratory therapist during a pandemic.

Why Medical Assistants Are in High Demand

Medical assistants are an integral piece of the patient care team.

6 Tips From an Emergency Nurse on Keeping Cool Under Pressure

Elisha Angus, BSN, RN, an Emergency Department nurse at Harborview, shares how she keeps her cool during times of stress.

COVID-19 News Update for Jan. 21, 2021

UW Medicine COVID-19 inpatient numbers, local to global epidemiology, research, news and the tweet of the week. 

Why Slowing Down Is Good for Mental Health

Psychiatry resident Amelia Wendt, MD, shares tips for using mindfulness to relieve stress.

COVID-19 News Update for Jan. 19, 2021

UW Medicine COVID-19 inpatient numbers, local to global epidemiology, research, news and the tweet of the week.

Employees Eligible in Phase 1B — Schedule Your Vaccine Now

A message from Lisa Brandenburg and Tim Dellit on COVID-19 vaccination appointments for employees who meet the criteria for the first group of Phase 1B.