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. Jon Drezner on the Today Show Discussing Sudden Cardiac Death in Student Athletes

Sixteen states require portable defibrillators at schools, and some say they must be available on athletic fields, too. But more…Read More

DFM Research Seminar: Medical Education, Policy, Healthcare and Evidence: Are They Part of the Same Puzzle?

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE RESEARCH SEMINARS Tuesday, November 1st, 2016, 12-1 PM   You are invited to our UW Department…Read More

Brianne Huffstetler Rowan Named a 2016 Pisacano Scholar

Congratulations to Brianne Huffstetler Rowan on being named a 2016 Pisacano Scholar! Each recipient is noted as an outstanding medical…Read More

Supporting Life trial is getting underway in Malawi!

After nearly 5 years of development and preparation, the Supporting Life trial is about to get underway in Malawi. This…Read More

Eric Larson & Davis Patterson featured in USC Center for Health Journalism Interview

For the nearly 60 million Americans living in rural areas, health reform is playing out in different ways. Despite health…Read More

ITHS Newsletter

The August 2016 Institute of Translational Health Sciences WPRN Newsletter features upcoming events, published articles and updates on projects from…Read More