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)
- 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.