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Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Recruiting Study Participants

Various studies from the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine are seeking participants.

Call for Pilot and Feasibility, McAbee Postdoctoral Fellowship and Stroum Graduate Fellowship Awards

Letters of intent and reviewer nomination forms are due by Jan. 5, 2021.

COVID-19 and Spinal Cord Injury

Watch the video and podcast from the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

D1 Go-Live Delayed

Lisa Brandenburg, Tim Dellit and Eric Neil share an update on D1.

New COVID-19 Vaccine Zoom Backgrounds

Show your support for the COVID-19 vaccine with UW Medicine branded Zoom backgrounds.

Jeremy Hess Co-Leads the 2020 Lancet Countdown

The virtual launch event will take place on Dec. 3 at 9 a.m. PST.

Clarivate’s Annual Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List Announced

34 UW Medicine faculty and researchers have been named on the list.

The Accessible Design and Innovation Inclusion Project Receives a $25,000 Grant

The grant was awarded to increase engagement and information sharing to communities affected by COVID-19.

Stuart Weinstein Begins Term as President of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)

Weinstein’s presidency is the culmination of over 25 years of service within AAPM&R.

Bernadette Williams-York Appointed New Chief Diversity Officer in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Williams-York will continue to serve as program director for the Division of Physical Therapy and associate chair in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. 

Céline Gounder Appointed to President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Task Force

The UW School of Medicine alumna will help consult with state and local health officials on how to best prevent coronavirus spread.

MEDEX Program in Hawaii Approved

The physician assistant program is expanding into the Pacific.

Ramesh Rengan Named Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology

As chair, Rengan aims to enhance the clinical, research and educational programs in the department.

UW Neighborhood Clinics Staff Moving to University of Washington Employment

After months of careful evaluation, a final decision has been made to move UW Neighborhood Clinics staff to University of Washington employment.

Resources for Leaders and Managers

UW Medicine Organization Development and Training curated a list of useful articles specific to leading during times of crisis and uncertainty.

Society of General Physiologist Establish the Sharona Gordon Award

This award was created to honor Sharona Gordon and to recognize those promoting equity and inclusivity in physiology and biophysics. 

Department of Surgery: New Division of Healthcare Simulation Sciences

This new division is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.