Links and Resources

For Patients:

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UW Medicine

University of Washington medical care locations, how to find a physician, patient and visitor information, and a link to the School of Medicine.
UW Research Studies Seeking Volunteers This website lists studies registered by UW Health Sciences researchers who are currently seeking volunteer participants.

Medline Plus

Consumer interface for National Libraries of Medicine Medline with alphabetical index to topics and pull-down menus to access categories.

Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic’s site for general patient information and specifics about the Mayo Clinics.

Your Surgery

Descriptions, diagrams, animations, some video of common open and laparoscopic procedures.

This website explores the idea of menstrual suppression with birth control pills.

University Reproductive Care (URC)

University Reproductive Care (URC) is the newly re-established center for fertility and reproductive endocrine care located at the Women’s Healthcare Center of the University of Washington.

UW Maternal Infant Care Clinics

These websites provide information on specialized clinics at the UW Medical Center.

Prenatal Diagnosis, Perinatal Genetics & Fetal Therapy Program

Diabetes in Pregnancy Program

Prematurity Prevention Program



For Health Care Providers:

Medcon Consultation & Referral Service

MEDCON is a toll-free education and referral service of the University of Washington School of Medicine and its primary teaching hospitals. Educational and patient care consultations are provided on a 24-hr/day, seven-day/week basis to health care practitioners in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

Call 1-800-326-5300, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

UW Obstetrics & Gynecology Third-Year Clerkship

Information on the UW's basic OB/GYN Clerkship. Begin to build the foundation of knowledge and skills which you will need in obstetrics and gynecology, regardless of the specialty you decide to enter.

UW School of Medicine Office of Faculty Development

New Faculty Orientation slide presentations, mentoring resources, links to other important sites, and more.

UW Medicine Information for Healthcare Professionals

Information for referring physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and others. Includes links to clinical referrals, MEDCON (toll-free consults and referrals), specialty services guides, and health sciences schools.

UW HealthLinks

The place to start for health-related information, including interesting articles for the general public.

UW HealthLinks Care Provider Toolkit

Links to Ovid full-text articles, references, Medline, evidence-based medicine, patient education, and more.

UW Restricted Resources         

For people affiliated with the UW but connecting from outside the UW domain.


American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, stressing education of students and residents

Clinical Key

Journal and reference book searches, patient education, and clinical guidelines

Original articles, discussions, and areas of interest for health care professionals and patients alike

OB Standardization

Standardization documents and information developed at the UW Women’s Health Care Clinic by OB/GYN faculty for health care procedures.


Original articles in their online general medicine journal. Editor-in-Chief, George Lundberg (former editor, JAMA)