Swedish Family Medicine - Cherry Hill
550 16th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Swedish Family Medicine Cherry Hill is an innovative family healthcare center with the mission of providing quality care to indigent patients. A hospital-based primary care center, it was first established in 1974, with a clientele consisting mostly of the urban poor of central Seattle. Swedish Family Medicine is part of Swedish Medical Center – the largest, most comprehensive health-care system in the Pacific Northwest. The clinic serves patients from all over Seattle, as well as from adjoining counties. The Cherry Hill training site accepts six residents in each year of training.
Experiential curriculum in full spectrum inpatient family medicine
Procedural opportunities: lumbar puncture, central lines, arterial lines, peritoneal tap, pleural tap, chest tube, running codes, obstetrics
Team structure: 4 R1s; 2 R2s; 1 R3 chief
Residents from all training sites work together
FUN, rigorous, teamwork atmosphere
Just south of the Swedish First Hill campus, Swedish Cherry Hill is located in a quiet residential area near Capitol Hill and the Central District.
Students take call 2-3 times during the rotation, concentrated during their 1 week on the in-patient service.
Family medicine service caring for the inpatient needs of the patients of our three residency clinics and our greater community. Over 15 languages spoken by clinic patients with 20% monolingual Spanish population and a large East African population.
This site emphasizes care for a medically underserved, ethnically diverse, inner-city population. Students who speak Spanish will have abundant opportunities to care for Spanish speaking-only patients. Be certain to let the Cherry Hill Site Coordinator know about your Spanish language skills once you are scheduled for the site, and well before your clerkship begins.
Housing not applicable. The campus is easily accessible by public transportation.
Some facts about the weather in Seattle
- July is the average warmest month.
- The highest recorded temperature was 96°F in 1994.
- The average coolest month is December.
- The lowest recorded temperature was 10°F in 1990.
- The most precipitation on average occurs in November.