Resources – Caring for Patients Experiencing Incarceration

Patients who are incarcerated in King County's jails are a mission population at Harborview Medical Center. Have you taken care of patients who are incarcerated at King County Jail (KCJ) or who are in police custody? Have you experienced challenges caring for these patients? You are not alone! The vast majority of trainees at UW take care … Continue reading Resources – Caring for Patients Experiencing Incarceration

Join the ’22-23 RFPU-NW Board!

Executive and General Board Applications Due by April 29th!Nominations Open: April 8th - 29th (Apply Here!)Election: May 1st - 8thAll Board Positions are expected to contribute 4+ hours each month (which includes the monthly board meeting). Incoming residents & fellows are welcome to apply! Vice President Role: Responsible for assisting with general operations for RFPU-NW as needed, including managing the board. … Continue reading Join the ’22-23 RFPU-NW Board!

YOU could be the next RFPU-NW President or Lead Negotiator!

Apply for president/Lead negotiator here! As we prepare for the '22-'23 academic year, we encourage all our co-residents to consider running for RFPU-NW leadership roles. We are a member-led union, this is one of the best ways to contribute to making your union strong!Nominations: March 1st - 22ndElection: March 24th - 31stSee roles, terms, and compensations details here. Please Note: … Continue reading YOU could be the next RFPU-NW President or Lead Negotiator!

2021 Grant Program Application Open!

The RFPU - NW Grant Program was established to support high-quality resident and fellow research at our institution and attendance of educational conferences. Due to COVID-19, this years grant can be used towards expenses associated with virtual conferences and research supplies.  Eligibility: All dues-paying RFPU-NW members are eligible!Amount: Up to $1,400Submission Deadline Extended: Wed, Sept. 22nd at 11:59pmSubmit … Continue reading 2021 Grant Program Application Open!

APPLY TODAY: Executive Board and General Board Nominations are Open!

APPLY FOR THE BOARD POSITIONS HERE If you're interested in getting more involved with us, APPLY HERE: https://bit.ly/21-22RFPUBoard The following are the remaining open positions: Vice President: The Vice President is responsible for assisting with day-to-day operations for RFPU-NW, including managing the board. During negotiation years, the Vice President also assists the Lead Negotiator with … Continue reading APPLY TODAY: Executive Board and General Board Nominations are Open!

Meet Our New President-Elect and Lead Negotiator!

Dr. Amy Zhang (Anesthesia) - 2021-2022 President. She will begin as President - Elect on May 1st and transition to President on July 1st.  Dr. Amy Zhang (she/her) is a first-generation/low-income resident physician in anesthesiology. She went to Harvard for undergrad with a need-based scholarship, then obtained joint MD and MBA degrees from Yale. She … Continue reading Meet Our New President-Elect and Lead Negotiator!