University of Washington Health Sciences Center (UWHSC)

The University of Washington Health Sciences Center (UWHSC) is a fourteen story facility occupying three city blocks. Additional relevant training facilities include the UW Health Sciences Library and its Computer Education Laboratory.

Each trainee has an account on a University mainframe computer includes:

  • Internet access (on site or via modem)
  • E-mail
  • University site-licensed software such as SPSS for Windows for use at home.

UWHSC also houses clinical programs that include

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which works with the PPC team to transition premature infants with chronic lung disease to home
  • Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program where adolescents and youths with cystic fibrosis are transitioned from the Pediatric Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis Centers at CHMC to home
  • Lung Transplantation Program, where older children with terminal lung diseases are referred for transplantation before returning to the PPC postoperatively.
  • UWHSC also houses the Med(ical) Con(sultation), a toll-free consultation telephone service.

Extensive collaboration in pulmonary and health care-related research exists between the PPC and investigators in multiple disciplines and departments at UWHSC including:

  • Department of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Division of Neonatal and Respiratory Disease
  • Division of Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Department of Family & Child Nursing
  • Department of Health Services in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine
  • Office of the Dean of Regional Affairs and Rural Health.

UW Health Sciences Academic Services and Facilities

Map of South Central campus including UW Health Sciences and Medical Center