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)
- 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
- 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.
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.
Health Sciences Academic Services and Facilities
of South Central campus including UW Health Sciences and Medical Center