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.

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

Nicole Ide receives 2015 Distinguished Thesis Award (Social Sciences category)

Congratulations to Nicole Ide, MPHc on being awarded the 2015 Distinguished Thesis Award (Social Sciences category)for her project “Death Certification…Read More

Top 20 Research Studies of 2014 for Primary Care Physicians

The American Family Physician’s journal’s Top 20 Research Studies of 2014 for Primary Care Physicians features work from researcher Matthew ThompsonRead more

Research Seminar: Partnering with Patients in Research

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 12-1 PM   PRESENTER: Danielle C. Lavallee, PharmD, PhD Research Assistant Professor Department of Surgery…Read More

Dr. Nancy Stevens named 2015 Family Medicine Educator of the Year by WAFP

Dr. Stevens is widely viewed as a mentor and role model by her peers, and her influence on the development…Read More

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Should NCAA Require EKG Testing?

New research showing that sudden cardiac death strikes one in 5,200 males in Division I basketball is likely to intensify…Read More