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The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Foundation has named the George W. Counts, MD, FIDSA, Executive Conference Room in honor of one of the country’s leading physicians, researchers, teachers, mentors and leaders.

Counts served as a professor in the UW Department of Medicine and practiced at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center until he retired in 2004. In 2020, Counts was awarded IDSA’s Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award in recognition of his exemplary mentorship and work guiding the growth of infectious disease professionals.

Read more on the UW Medicine Department of Medicine website.