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.

UWFM Research at AcademyHealth #ARM18

June 24-26, 2018, AcademyHealth held it’s Annual Research Meeting at the Washington State Convention Center here in Seattle. Our Department…Read More

Updates from the Underserved Pathway

The Underserved Pathway Team is excited to announce big changes, including a new Faculty Director, and new online curriculum! In…Read More

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