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MISSION FORWARD: ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS
Mission Forward is a new initiative to address capacity and staffing constraints, restore long-term financial stability and chart our future path to ensure UW Medicine can continue providing high-quality, equitable patient care to meet the needs of our community. Read answers to frequently asked questions about this initiative.
JAY SHENDURE RECEIVES INVENTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD / 2022
Jay Shendure, MD, PhD, an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, professor of Genome Sciences in the UW School of Medicine, director of the Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing and scientific director of the Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine, was awarded the UW Medicine Inventor of the Year 2022 award.
UW MEDICINE RECOGNIZED FOR WEBMD ELITE AWARD / 2022
UW Medicine was recognized among 27 health systems for the 2022 WebMD Choice Awards. These awards are given to health systems that patients and physicians preferred 2 to 1 over local competitors in at least one specialty area. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (now Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center) and UW Medicine received three awards.
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