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!

Now Open: President & Lead Negotiator Nominations for 2021-2022

The Application for President-Elect and Lead Negotiator Opens Today!Please fill out this form to nominate yourself for RFPU President or Lead Negotiator for the 2021-2022 academic year. President & Lead Negotiator ElectionsNominations Open: March 1st through March 22ndElection: March 24th through midnight March 31stRFPU-NW staff will reach out to all those who apply before the election.   President-Elect/President Role: The … Continue reading Now Open: President & Lead Negotiator Nominations for 2021-2022

2021 Constitutional Amendment Election Results

The Constitutional Amendment Election closed at midnight on 2/28. All the Constitutional Amendments passed, see below for individual results.These will be integrated into the Constitution on our website in the near future.Amend Article I. Name and Purpose"Article I. amended: All references to the University of Washington Housestaff Association, UWHA, or equivalent shall be changed to Resident … Continue reading 2021 Constitutional Amendment Election Results

Reminder: Constitutional Amendment Election Closes at midnight on 2/28/21

Our union's capacity has grown significantly since we were legally recognized in 2014, starting from just a few board members to now having an eighteen-person board with three professional labor staffers. Due to these changes, we've reflected on what has evolved and suggest a number of amendments. See below for the main highlights or your ballot … Continue reading Reminder: Constitutional Amendment Election Closes at midnight on 2/28/21

RFPU – NW is Hiring!

Hiring: Administrative Assistant The Resident & Fellow Physician Union - Northwest (RFPU-NW) is an independent labor union formed by the medical resident and fellow doctors at the University of Washington affiliated hospitals (members have graduated medical school but are completing specialty training in a residency or fellowship). RFPU-NW advocates for the residents and fellows with … Continue reading RFPU – NW is Hiring!

UWHA Stands with LGBTQ Community

On Friday, the Trump administration finalized changes to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. Disguised in a late-Friday announcement as “respect[ing] the dignity of every human being”, these changes removed legal protections for LGBTQ individuals against discrimination in healthcare settings. By limiting the definition of "sex discrimination" to male or female biological sex, these … Continue reading UWHA Stands with LGBTQ Community