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The 3.2 Å structure of a bioengineered variant of blood coagulation factor VIII indicates two conformations of the C2 domain

Ian Smith, DO PNWU Medical Sciences student, KCMS Board of Trustees Member
The article is the recipient of the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (JTH) 2021 Editors' Award. Congratulations Ian.
JTH Article

Members on the Move



Anita Chopra, MD

Dr. Chopra attended medical school in India - Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Punjab, India. She is an internal medicine physician at UW Medicine Shoreline with a focus on geriatrics - being multilingual has helped her develop relationships with patients. Dr. Chopra is the chair of the American College of Physicians Primary Care Council as well as the co-chair of the ACP International Medical Graduate Council. She is also part of the Healthcare Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee at UW Medicine. She is passionate about community outreach, and for the past nine years has been helping organize [cont.]

Chris Bundy, MD, MPH

Dr. Bundy (Chris) is a board-certified general and geriatric psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist. He is the Executive Medical Director of the Washington Physicians Health Program, President of the Federation of State Physicians Health Programs, and Clinical Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine. Chris and his wife are lifelong Washingtonians, originally hailing from Bellingham and Bellevue, respectively. He enjoys cooking, eating sugar, sleeping, skiing, snorkeling/SCUBA, and playing video games with his 11 and 4-year-old boys (only when they aren't preparing for SATs, competing in chess matches, and training for the Olympics, of course).

Jonathan Hall, MD

Dr. Hall is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in the treatment of foot and ankle disorders. He has been practicing since 2014. He treats both adult and pediatric patients. His practice focuses on fracture care, sports injury treatments that are joint sparing such as arthroscopic surgery promoting cartilage regeneration, and instability treatments. He also focuses on deformity corrections of the leg, ankle, and foot, such as flatfoot and bunions as well as advanced arthritis surgery including fusion procedures and total ankle replacement surgery. "I was born and raised in Seattle, attending Garfield High School. I then [cont.]

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Email Czarina Manzano at: cmanzano@kcmsociety.org 

Cancer Awareness from Virginia Mason

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Black Americans have the highest rate of colorectal cancer in the US.  Colorectal cancer occurs at a younger age and has higher mortality in Black Americans. Similar disparities exist in mortality rates of breast, lung, and prostate cancers.
To raise awareness about cancer disparities and the importance of screening, Drs. Bruce Lin, Nanette Robinson, Steve Kirtland, and John Paul Flores have created short educational videos. You are encouraged to share the videos with any patients who may benefit from them.

Colorectal cancer screening: https://youtu.be/vBjn1XuDk5s

Breast cancer screening:

Lung cancer screening:

Prostate cancer screening:

Covid Vaccines

King County Medical Society continues to work with our partner hospitals and pharmacies to ensure vaccines are made available to Phase 1a, 1b (including teachers).
If you have patients that are seeking vaccines please let us know, and we will work to get them an appointment. cmanzano@kcmsociety.org or sadisu@kcmsociety.org


Stop Ignoring Our Parallel Pandemic

Biden's COVID-19 task force must take action to prevent clinician burnout
Medpage Article

In Memoriam

Kenneth W. Kloehn, MD - Obituary
James (Jim) Pataky, MD - Obituary
Peggy Bissell, MD - Obituary
Heather Daniels, MD - Obituary
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