Top 10 Employee Stories on The Huddle

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Friday, March 6 is National Employee Day. And we all know UW Medicine has the best employees, all 30,000 of them.

To celebrate, we rounded up the most viewed employee stories on The Huddle within the last six months.

Dr. Peter McGough

2. Peter McGough: How a California Kid Found His Calling in Medicine

UW Neighborhood Clinics medical director Peter McGough, MD, retires after 16 years at the helm.

Dr. Barbara Jung

3. Meet Barbara Jung: Chair of the Department of Medicine

Barbara Jung, MD, is UW Medicine’s sixth chair of the Department of Medicine and the first woman to hold this office.

Dr. Paul James

4. Paul James on Authoring One of JAMA’s Most Influential Articles of the Past Decade 

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) selected Paul James, MD, et al.’s high blood pressure guidelines as one of the most important articles for clinical medicine and public health in the 2010s.

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5. Into the Well: Why Writing Plays a Role in Medicine

Colin Wendt, MD, gives us an inside look at his article, “Into the Well,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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6. Where Art and Science Meet

Where do art and science intersect? Can one inform the other? Those are things that research scientist Garrett Perchetti thinks about on a regular basis.

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7. After 40 Years in Emergency Medicine, Chris Martin is Hopping on the First Flight to Retirement

Chris Martin, executive director of Airlift Northwest, was afraid of flying. Now, she has earned her wings and is ready to take off toward retirement.

Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf

8. Why Kristina Adams Waldorf Wants to Shatter Girls’ Glass Ceilings

Kristina Adams Waldorf, MD, is a leader in Zika virus research and a mentor for women in STEM.

Dr. Pat Dawson

9. Pat Dawson: Forging a Path Toward Healthcare Equity

Pat Dawson, MD, gives us a look into her life, her inspirations, going through medical school without any “like” role models and being a book geek.

Paula Houston

10. Paula Houston: Taking on the Weighty Issue of Healthcare Equity

Paula Houston answers questions about her life, career, goals in equity and power lifting competitions.

Did You Know?

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