Here we are, one year and nine months since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, and just a few days away from 2022.
At UW Medicine, we’ve cared for COVID-19 patients, administered over 489,000 vaccine doses and tested tens of thousands of people in our community, while also monitoring variants and doing outreach — and this is on top of the world-class care, research and education that we do everyday.
As we reflect on 2021, we wanted to share the most viewed feature stories on The Huddle. The top 10 highlight our employees and faculty and the work we’re doing to care for our community and ourselves.
Their eyes met across the emergency department. The rest is history.
He works to find new treatments for the worst brain tumors. And he scuba dives.
April Stempien-Otero, MD, FACC, and Christine Chung, MD, are reshaping the future of cardiology at UW Medicine.
This year’s class of residents and fellows is the largest on record.
What to say to someone reluctant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Lara Oyetunji, MD, MPH, is a cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of all adult general cardiac surgical diseases.
From legal documents to making hard decisions, get advice from palliative care specialist Rashmi Sharma, MD, MHS.
Learn her top piece of career advice.
Find out how a high school science project launched her career.
Meet the therapy dogs and find out from Kelley Paananen, ARNP, why Harborview Medical Center’s Resiliency Committee has added pet therapy to their well-being and support toolkit.
These posts and resources were popular with Huddle readers in 2021.
Chu is credited as the first physician to identify community spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States. Her team’s discovery and ongoing work has helped shape the state’s response to the coronavirus.
UW Medicine employees can join for only $48 per year.
View the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital rankings.
Find out who made the list.
Photo caption: Photo by Ibrahim Boran on Unsplash.