Thursday, February 2, 2023


"Meet the Professor" Evening Program


IN PERSON EVENT AT THE RAINIER CLUB



John M. Carethers, M.D.


Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences

UC San Diego



“Use of Genetic Testing for Potential

Inherited Syndromes in Practice

​​​The 2023 "Meet the Professor" Evening Program Calendar

Session 1: February 2, 2023

Annual UW Wade Volwiler Visiting Professor Event

“Familial Colon Cancer Syndromes"

John M. Carethers, M.D.
Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, UC San Diego

Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 2: June 8, 2023

Local Star Special Event

“Shining Light Where the Sun Don’t Shine: Is Colonoscopy Really the Best Screening Test?”
Jason A. Dominitz M.D., M.H.S.

National director of Gastroenterology for the Veterans Health Administration,

Acting Chief of Gastroenterology for the VA Puget Sound.

UW Professor of Gastroenterology and Medicine

​Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 3: September/October 2023 - Date TBD

Speaker / Topic TBD

​Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 4: December 7, 2023

Holiday Mixer Event

Speaker / Topic TBD

Rainier Club, Seattle



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The 7th Biennial


State-of-the-Art in Gastrointestinal

Endoscopy Course is Coming Soon!​



Saturday, March 4, 2023

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Parental Leave (and Pumpkin Spice) with Lauren Feld, M.D.


​​Join us for this important conversation regarding gender equity and parental leave in the field of gastroenterology with our guest Dr. Lauren Feld! Listen to the end for our favorite fall treats. Dr. Feld is a hepatology fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. 

***Trigger warning: This conversation includes discussions on pregnancy, parenting and brief mention of pregnancy loss.