Celebrating Juneteenth 2022

To the UW Medicine Community: We are pleased to observe Juneteenth this year for the first time as a federal and UW holiday. As part of our work at UW Medicine to become an anti-racist organization, recognizing this holiday in its full complexity is of the utmost importance. While Juneteenth is primarily celebrated among Black […]

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Updates about the 2022 Listservs migration

June 23 update Today we’re compiling lists of people who’ve asked to be added or removed from lists. We hope to be making these changes throughout the day. A couple of common questions: How do I subscribe to an AUX list? You’ll be signed up automatically. Then you let us know if you’d like to […]

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Public Feedback Requested: Proposal for a Washington State Health Insurance Plan for all state residents, regardless of immigration status

The Washington State Health Exchange is exploring healthcare coverage options for Washington residents who do not currently qualify for state/federal programs. The Exchange is seeking a federal “1332 waiver” which, if approved, would provide access to federally non-subsidized health and dental coverage to all Washington residents starting in plan year 2024. The Exchange says it […]

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Learning Environment Corner: Honor someone with a WWAMI Pro recognition

Are you working and/or interfacing with individuals in your classroom, clinical, or other learning experiences that are making a positive contribution to your education? If so, submit a WWAMI Pro recognition! WWAMI Pro is a medical student-driven recognition program that aims to empower students to recognize moments when people in your educational environment have made a difference in your learning experience and/or displayed core values, such as inclusion, respect, altruism, accountability, […]

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UW Medicine requires booster shots

The UW Health Sciences Immunization Program (HSIP) emailed students with an important update regarding COVID-19 booster vaccines.  An increasing number of practicum sites, including UW Medicine facilities, are requiring proof of COVID-19 boosters.  In the likelihood that HSIP students will be required to meet practicum site COVID-19 booster requirements to participate in most health care […]

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How to order N95s

N95 Order Forms Most SOM clerkship sites will supply students with PPE, including N95 respirators and fit testing if required for patient care activities at that training site. If a clerkship site does NOT provide PPE, the SOM will supply students with N95 respirators, face shields, gowns and procedure masks UPON REQUEST. Please contact somcompl@uw.edu […]

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