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It’s that time of year again when we take a look back at our top stories of 2023. Here’s what you and your colleagues have been reading (and maybe there’s a story or two on here that you missed). It’s a small snapshot of the incredible community that makes up UW Medicine.

Dive in with The Huddle’s top 10 of 2023.

Get to Know Our Chief Residents and Fellows

A photo collage of four UW Medicine chief fellows and residents

Left to right: Brian Cervoni Rosario, Maureen Murphy-Ryan, Omeed Alipour, Kevin Labadie.

Explore the roles, responsibilities and motivations of our chief residents and fellows.

UW Medicine Brand Guidelines and Resources 101

Creating branded materials? Our UW Medicine Brand Guidelines and Resources can help.

Volunteer-Led Virtual Bedside Concert Program Thrives

A group photo of the creators of the Virtual Bedside Concert program at UW Medicine

From left to right: Matthew Smith, Maheetha Bharadwaj, Christie Martin, Denise Lue, Nevin Kalaf. Not pictured: Jorie Wittig.

A program that soothes isolation through music and community.

8 Ways to Sleep Better for Shift Work

© Denis Pobytov / Getty Images

Tips from sleep expert Catherine McCall, MD.

How to Spring Clean Like You Mean It

Cleaning supplies

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Five cleaning tips from psychiatrist Tuesday Burns, MD, that will also help declutter your brain.

Carl Delica: RN and Competitive Paddleboarder

A photo of RN Carl Delica while paddleboarding

©VanGo2Adventure. Pictured: Carl Delica, RN, on the blue and orange paddleboard.

How one UW Medicine nurse stays active in their free time.

Celebrating (But Not Touching) Black Women’s Hair

Left to right: Paula Houston, Angela Moore, Martine Pierre-Louis, Leslie Walker-Harding, Bessie Young.

Learn about the history and movement to embrace natural hairstyles.

Relief for a Rare and Often Misunderstood Condition: MALS

Surgeon Benjamin Starnes, MD, FACS, is helping patients with median arcuate ligament syndrome.

Project Manager By Day, Rock Star By Night

From keeping his team on track to laying down the tracks — Michael Henrichsen does it all.

7 Bite-Sized Food Facts From UW Medicine Dietitians

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Plus, their top tips to eat good and feel good.