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.

UW Medical Students rate Family Medicine clinical experiences very highly

A note from Acting Family Medicine Department Chair Matthew Thompson, MBChB, MPH, DPhil, MRCGP: Colleagues, I recently reviewed the results…Read More

John McCarthy, M.D., Named UW School of Medicine Assistant Dean for Rural Programs

We are very pleased to announce that John McCarthy, M.D. UW School of Medicine Assistant Clinical Dean for central and…Read More

Network of Expertise in Implementation Science (NExIS) networking event December 5th

Come join us for our networking event and hear about implementation research from experts in the greater Seattle area!

WA State Department of Health’s new Practice Transformation Support Hub partners with PCI-LAB

The Washington State Department of Health, in partnership with the Healthier Washington initiative, launched a new resource to help our…Read More

UWFM Researchers present at 2016 NAPCRG Annual Meeting

The Department of Family Medicine was very well represented at the 44th annual North American Primary Care Research Group conference…Read More

2016 Fall Newsletter

The latest addition of the Department of Family Medicine newsletter is now available.