May 5, 2021

New UW Mobile Health Outreach Van

Laurel Barchet

Members of the University of Washington’s Health Sciences schools unveiled the new Mobile Health & Outreach Van on Friday, April 30, 2021.

On Friday, April 30, 2021 the new UW Mobile Health Outreach van was presented at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Mobile Health Outreach Van program works with UW health sciences student-led organizations and their faculty advisors to address critical gaps in health care access. Read about the new Mobile Health Outreach van at UW News.

May 3, 2021

UW Students Join COVID Vaccination Effort

Laurel Barchet

YouTube video screenshot titled "UW students join vaccination effort."

The University of Washington schools of pharmacy, nursing, medicine, social work, public health and dentistry have partnered with Public Health–Seattle & King County, UW Medicine, tribes and partner clinics in efforts to get the community vaccinated. Read about it at UW News.

April 30, 2021

2021 Virtual Team Science Boot Camp

Laurel Barchet

Collage consisting of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences logo, W sculpture, team web conference, and team reaching a mountain summit.

Since 2018, the UW Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) has partnered with the UW Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice (CHSIE) to provide an annual Team Science Boot Camp—team training for interdisciplinary translational research teams in the WWAMI Region. In previous years, the Team Science Boot Camp has been held in-person; however, due…

February 26, 2021

T3 Interprofessional Team Development Program at UT Austin in May 2021

Laurel Barchet

T3 Train the Trainer Interprofessional Team Development Program Virtual Training May 24-27, 2021

The University of Texas at Austin is excited to invite teams to its virtual T3 Train-the-Trainer Interprofessional Team Development Program (T3 ITDP) in May 2021, delivered in partnership with the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE). T3 ITDP is an immersive training that gives teams the tools to design and implement effective interprofessional education and collaborative practice projects…

November 16, 2020

Enhancing RN Workforce in Rural Underserved Areas

Nicole Summerside

Mariyam Arifova and Estephanie Medoza

With support from the UW School of Nursing (SoN) ‘s Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention (NEPQR) grant (PI: Dr. Zierler) Enhancing Partnerships through Ambulatory Care, first-year BSN students recently participated in an innovative clinical experience offered for the first time. Washington (WA) State currently has a nursing shortage within ambulatory care settings, and the…

August 15, 2020

New Online Innovations Through CARES Act Funding

Laurel Barchet

The CARES Act: Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act.

The UW School of Nursing’s NEPQR Program was recently awarded supplemental CARES Act funding. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) provides instrumental funding to train health professionals to provide telehealth-enabled COVID-19 screening and testing, case management, and outpatient care or to maintain primary…