Patient Care

As the #1 ranked Department of Family Medicine in the United States, you can be assured that your primary care provided by UW family medicine faculty providers is the best available.


The Department of Family Medicine trains a variety of learners in a number of healthcare specialties on the delivery of patient-focused primary care.

Research & Scholarship

An internationally-recognized research organization focused on increasing the quality, effectiveness, accessibility and sustainability of primary care.

Research Presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting (NAPCRG)

Our next Family Medicine Research Seminar is Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from 12-1 PM.   TOPIC: “Research Presented at the…Read More

Research Seminar: Leveraging the UW Clinical Data Repository and Biomedical Informatics for Research – Nov. 3, 12-1pm

TONY BLACK Director, Research Information Technologies UW Medicine DESCRIPTION: Over the past 8 years, UW Medicine has invested in the…Read More

Study links cognition with ethnicity, cultural influences

The study, in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, is the first cognition paper from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis…Read More

Medical Students, Small Towns, and the Power of Relationships

Scott Hippe, WWAMI TRUST participant and current UW Medical student, talks about Medical Students, Small Towns, and the Power of Relationships on Academic Medicine blog. Read More

Research Seminar: Getting More Value from Self-Monitoring Data, Alone and Together

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 12-1 PM Please note, the time has been changed to 12-1 PM from July onwards….Read More

Congrats to newly appointed MEDEX Program Director & Section Head Terry Scott!

Congratulations to Terry Scott who has been appointed to the combined role of program director and section head of the…Read More