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.

ITHS Newsletter

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

Primary care leads to better health outcomes and lower costs, especially in underserved rural areas. But how can rural primary care practitioners be better prepared to care for rural populations?

UW Research Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Davis Patterson, PhD, is Project Director of the new Collaborative for Rural Primary…Read More

Holly Andrilla featured in Rural Health Information Hub’s Rural Monitor Q&A

Zachary Toliver recently interviewed Holly Andrilla for Rural Health Information Hub’s Rural Monitor about her work and her recent participation…Read More

DFM Research Seminar: Translating Research to Practice on Injury Control – July 11

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE RESEARCH SEMINARS Next Seminar: Monday, July 11 2016, 12-1 PM   You are invited to our…Read More

Summer 2016 Newsletter

The Summer 2016 Department Newsletter is available online. Read it here!

Extracting electronic health record data in a practice-based research network

Thanks to the widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHR), there are a growing number of opportunities to conduct research…Read More