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.

Education

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.

Our new Department Chair, Dr. Paul James, featured in HSNewsBeat article!

As the new chair of family medicine in the UW School of Medicine, Dr. James said he is now driven…Read More

DFM Research: Seven Secrets of Success in Scholarly Publication

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE RESEARCH SEMINARS Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, 12-1 PM   You are invited to our UW Department…Read More

UW Sports Medicine doctor Hank Pelto guest editor for Sports Review Journal

The second themed issue of the Sports Review Journal delves into Sports Cardiology and the current research behind it. Guest…Read More

The 8th Annual Department of Family Medicine Fair

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our 8th Department of Family Medicine Fair! Please enjoy…Read More

DFM Research Seminar: Evaluating an mHealth App to improve pediatric care in Malawi: the Supporting Life study

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE RESEARCH SEMINARS Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, 12-1 PM   You are invited to our UW Department…Read More

Dr. Allison Cole quoted in KUOW article on barriers to accessible healthcare

Last week while lawmakers in Washington, D.C., were gnashing their teeth over what health insurance in the U.S. should look…Read More