RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

2020 CLIME SMALL GRANT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS / January 15, 2020

CLIME is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for both junior and senior faculty, staff and students interested in pursuing education scholarship. The goal is to develop innovative education scholarship in the health professions, including the scholarship of discovery, integration, application and teaching. Proposals are due by March 27, 2020.

WHY THE NEXT BIG PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE MIGHT BE EXERCISE / December 16, 2019

80% of Americans do not meet national physical activity guidelines, and physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for mortality in the world. To help address this issue, Dr. Cindy Lin and colleagues piloted Exercise is a Vital Sign (EVS), a recommendation of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Exercise is Medicine initiative.

UW MEDICINE LEADING IN EQUITY AND EDUCATION / December 11, 2019

Equity leaders Paula Houston and Drs. Patricia Dawson and physician educator Edward Verrier honored in the Puget Sound Business Journal's inaugural Health Care Leadership Awards on December 6, 2019. The awards highlight innovative and influential thinkers whose leadership has had a lasting impact on the region.

ANYONE CAN LEARN SUICIDE-INTERVENTION TACTICS / October 24, 2019

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a troubling 56% increase in the risk of suicide among young people ages 10 to 24 over a 10-year period. Christopher DeCou, a core member at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, says the thought process that leads to suicide attempts can be understood in a way that promotes prevention.