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2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 UW School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Awards! The awards recognize remarkable alumni in four categories for exceptional contributions to the field of medicine. The awards will be presented on Friday, June 3, at a live online event; after the event, you can watch a recording here.

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Peter J. Kudenchuk, MD ’79, Res. ’82, Fel. ’83

Alumni Service Award

Thomas J. Benedetti, MD ’73, MHA ’00

Alumni Humanitarian Award

Blair B. Washington, MD ’02, MHA ’97

Alumni Early Achievement Award

Tam N. Pham, MD, Fel. ’06, Fel. ’07

Alumni Spotlight: Colin Pritchard

Colin Pritchard, PhD ’05, MD ’07, Res. ’10, Fel. ’11, was a second-year medical student when he discovered his lifelong passion: genomic research, or the study of the genome and how genes interact with each other and the environment. Today, Pritchard co-directs the UW Medicine Genetics and Solid Tumors Laboratory and is the head of precision diagnostics at the Brotman Baty Institute, a Seattle-based innovation hub for genomic research and precision medicine. Learn about his award-winning career in genomic medicine research.

Student Voices

Our medical students are tomorrow’s medical leaders — the people who will improve the health of our region and world. Learn more about our inspiring students and the contributions they are making to the health of our community.

Class Notes

Milestones, stories and achievements: See what your classmates are up to with Class Notes! Do you have news to share? Submit your Class Note.

A First Look at UW School of Medicine’s New Anatomy Lab

Go behind the scenes at the School’s 21st-century anatomy lab, part of the new Health Sciences Education Building.

Thank You

Thank you for joining us. You are what makes Reunion Weekend special!

Although we can’t gather in person this year, we hope you’re enjoying the opportunity to connect with your classmates virtually, celebrate milestones and catch up on what’s new at the School.

We want to hear from you. Let us know what you thought of your reunion! Check your inbox for a short survey after the event.