Camp Eyabsut is scheduled for July 18-24, 2021 at the Camp Waskowitz facility in North Bend, WA. It will be a fun-filled week for all campers, age 5 to 17, with the theme ‘Eyabsut Meets the Wild West’.
“‘Living Well’ After Burn Injury: Using Case Reports to Illustrate Significant Contributions From the Burn Model System Research Program” has recently been published in hard copy by the Journal of Burn Care Research.
Shelley Wiechman, PhD, ABPP, Associate Professor at UW Medicine Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, has received the Curtis P. Artz Distinguished Service Award from American Burn Association.
View this inspiring video on a family well known to the UW Burn Center, the Strode family.
Congratulations to Tara Lerew, RN, Manager of the 8EH Burns/Plastics/Pediatric Trauma Acute Care Unit and Melvin Tam, RN, Manager of the Burn ICU for being selected as part of the 2021 American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) National Manager Fellows!
A new video series to help burn survivors navigate sexuality and intimacy after their burn injury is now available.
Our friend and nurse colleague, Ernest Grant, has been re-elected as the American Nurses Association’s National President. Dr. Grant has served on the American Burn Association board and is a retired burn nurse and outreach coordinator.
The North Whatcom Fire and Rescue Board of Fire Commissioners is pleased to welcome
Kimberly Calman-McMurray as the newly appointed Commissioner position #5.
Please join us and the NW Regional Burn Model System in celebrating the American Nurses Association’s recognition of burn nursing as a specialty!
Recovering from a burn injury isn’t just physical. Your emotional health needs healing, too. That’s what Camp Eyabsut aims to do for young burn survivors, by providing them with an experience where they can just be kids.
Gretchen Carrougher MN, RN is the 2020 recipient of the American Burn Association Special Achievement Award for her dedication to those impacted by burn injury, burn nursing and the American Burn Association. Gretchen has been the NWRBMS project coordinator since 2000. Congratulations Gretchen on this recognition!
Mitigating the Impact of Blast-Related Burn Injuries (organized by the Rand Corporation). A powerhouse group of speakers to include Dr. Gibran, Dr. Eileen Burger (HMC Trauma), Dr. Amanda Reichard (NIDILRR) and Dr. Colleen Ryan (BHBIMS).
In early 2020, Dr. Tam Pham, UW Medicine Regional Burn Center Medical Director traveled to Nepal as a volunteer medical educator. This outreach was sponsored by ReSurge International.