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2023 top stories collage
December 29, 2023

2023 Year in review

The top stories and readership stats for Department of Medicine news in 2023.
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2023 News by the numbers

News in review 53.5K mednews pageviews – 197% increase from last year 32K users – 310% increase from last year Awards – 49 – 17% Clinical – 51 – 18% Diversity – 34 – 12% Education – 52 – 18% Research – 102 – 35% 288 Staff – 20 In the news – 20

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Most viewed from UW Medicine Newsroom

Our faculty are featured in four of the top 10 most-viewed stories from UW Medicine Newsroom.

  1. Inflammation is culprit behind long COVID, study suggests  (Dr. William Banks)
  2. Expert: Science won’t resolve debates about trans athletes (Dr. Bradley Anawalt)
  3. In historic procedure, donor liver protects heart transplant (Drs. Shin Lin, and Daniel Fishbein)
  4. Researchers identify most common symptoms of long COVID (Dr. Helen Chu)

Most viewed Hutch News stories

Department of Medicine faculty were featured in 3 of the top 5 most-read articles from Hutch news in 2023:

  1. Dr. Sara Hurvitz joins Fred Hutch, University of Washington
  2. Going long: Viruses linger with lasting impact (Drs. Rachel Bender Ignacio, Jim Boonyaratanakornkit, Steven Pergam)
  3. Dead to me? Insights into a tumor’s necrotic core (Dr. Kevin Cheung)

Popular Huddle stories of 2023

We are featured in 3 of the top 10 stories from The Huddle in 2023:

  1. Get to know our Chief Residents and Fellows (Dr. Omeed Alipour)
  2. Volunteer-Led Virtual Bedside Concert Program Thrives (Matthew Smith)
  3. Celebrating (But Not Touching) Black Women’s Hair (Dr. Bessie Young)