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.

Dr. Lucille Marchand to be Osher Center for Integrative Medicine’s inaugural executive director

With a $5.5 million grant from the San Francisco-based Bernard Osher Foundation, UW Medicine is strengthening its work in integrative…Read More

Laura-Mae Baldwin awarded the ITHS Award of Excellence in Clinical & Translational Science

At the second annual Translational Science Expo Dr. Laura-Mae Baldwin was awarded the ITHS Award of Excellence in Clinical &…Read More

UW CHWS Director Bianca Frogner discusses the benefits of early PT in reducing the need for opioids to treat pain on NPR

The study “Physical Therapy as the First Point of Care to Treat Low Back Pain: An Instrumental Variables Approach to…Read More

46th Annual Advances in Family Medicine & Primary Care

This is the 46th year that the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine is…Read More

Dr. Sharon Dobie Named 2018 Family Medicine Educator of the Year

The Washington Academy of Family Physicians has named Seattle family physician Sharon Dobie, MD, MCP, as Family Medicine Educator of…Read More

Network Director one of 2017 Top Doctors

The Seattle Met magazine has come out with their 18th annual review of Seattle doctors and the Director of the…Read More