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.


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.

The Farber Endowed Professorship has reached full funding!

As of January 2017, the Stuart J. Farber, M.D., and Annalu Farber Endowed Professorship in Palliative Care Education has reached…Read More

Primary Care and Family Planning in Latin American in the Era of Zika

The January 2017 Resident and Fellows Global Health Seminar will feature Dr. Chris Sanford discussing family medicine in a global…Read More

Trump’s reckless linkage of vaccines and autism

President-elect Donald Trump has recklessly linked vaccines with autism. He is wrong and that view endangers children, write two physicians….Read More

Grand Rounds: “Comfort Care for Hospitalized Patients” – January 4, 2017

Topic: Comfort Care for Hospitalized Patients Presenter: Dr. Melissa Bender Dr. Bender will present on providing comfort care for hospitalized…Read More

Homelessness in Seattle: An Interprofessional Training Opportunity for Students in the Health Professions

UW MEDEX Course 580 “Homelessness In Seattle” Now Open! Beginning on January 5th, MEDEX Northwest will offer a course on…Read More

TRUST 2016 Fall Newsletter

This year TRUST welcomed it’s largest class of UW Medical students ever! There were also many scholar awards, leadership retreats,…Read More