Letter from the President

Dear colleagues,

Winter is coming. In a few weeks the season will again change and UWHA contract negotiations will begin. The literal and figurative meanings of the statement adequately capture the brevity of this time.

Reminder: Take Our Survey

Your voice is important to us!

A survey link was sent to your inbox regarding priorities for the contract negotiations coming up this year. We're here to make your job and work-life balance better. Help us do that by telling us what is most important to you! If you haven't already taken the survey, watch for a reminder e-mail coming soon. It will only take a few minutes of your time.

Best,

Your UWHA Board

Watch Your Inbox!

Dear Members,

We wish everyone a lovely Veterans Day and especially want to thank all of the Veterans in our community for their service.

"Do No Harm: Exposing the Hippocratic Hoax" - Film Screening This Thursday

PSA: The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine is hosting a screening of the film “Do No Harm: Exposing the Hippocratic Hoax” on November 1st at 6pm in the Washington MutualFoundation meeting room on the 4th floor of the central location of the Seattle Public Library (downtown at 4th and Madison). The screening will start at 6:30PM, and the film will be followed by a panel discussion. The film's trailer can be viewed 

Tools for our MDs: Medication Reconciliation Tutorial

In response to patient harm events resulting from medication reconciliation errors, a very short tutorial has been developed for all providers describing resources available in ORCA as well as other strategies for efficiently obtaining and documenting an accurate home medication list upon a patient’s hospital admission. The tips provided will help prevent errors both during the hospital stay and at discharge, in addition to improving patient satisfaction and saving providers’ time.

UWHA Halloween Party!

Join Us for the UWHA Annual Halloween Party

Come celebrate Halloween with your co-residents and fellows! 

Get excited for:
- A costume contest with FABULOUS PRIZES!!!
- PHOTO BOOTH so you can piece the night back together
- THE BEST halloween music Spotify has to offer
- OPEN BAR

And best of all, it's free for UWHA members! If you haven't yet sent in your card, get it in now to enjoy all the above and more.

 

Details:

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 9:00pm to Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 1:00am

Membership Cards Available Online!

Welcome, UWHA Residents! This is an exciting year where we will be negotiatiing for YOUR contract and benefits. To that end, we need your membership cards to support out efforts to get you the BEST possible contract. Download the file below and send it to admin@uwhousestaff.com as soon as possible!

AY19 Presidential Greeting!

Happy end of summer and beginning of fall!

We are beginning the seasonal transition as well as completing the UWHA leadership team changeover. Serving as your AY19 President is a tremendous honor, and I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible. Your UWHA board has been working to make this academic year a success.

Welcome to the New Board!!!

First off, thank you to all those who participated in the Board elections. It is vital for the UWHA to have the members involved, so again thank you!

Second, thank you to the members of the 2017-2018 Executive Board and General Board. All the members of the current board worked very hard this year and deserve the gratitude of all the members. Again, all those members were:

New Constitution Amendments

New Constitution Amendments

Thank you to all who participated in the recent elections. We were able to pass 3 new amendments to our Bylaws and the constitution of the organization has been updated accordingly. Our hope is that these changes will ensure the ongoing security of the viability of the organization.

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