SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) President Donna Smith, MD, issued the following statement today:
"On behalf of the statewide medical community, the Washington State Medical Association extends its deepest sympathy to the victims, their families and everyone impacted by the tragic train derailment that occurred today in Washington state.
"Many of our physician members are helping to provide life-saving support in the hospitals and emergency rooms where care is being provided for those in need. We are grateful for their service and skill in times like these—when it matters the most.
"For our friends, neighbors and colleagues who want to help—blood donations are always needed. Please contact Bloodworks Northwest at 206.292.6500 or visit bloodworksnw.org/donate/locations to find out how and where you can donate blood. Thank you for your life-saving help."
About the WSMA
The Washington State Medical Association represents nearly 11,000 physicians, physician assistants, resident physicians and medical students in Washington state. The WSMA has advocated on behalf of the House of Medicine more than 125 years. Our vision is to make Washington state the best place to practice medicine and receive care.
SOURCE Washington State Medical Association