University of Washington, Medicine Department

Our vision: To be recognized as world-class leaders in research, education and clinical care.

The Department of Medicine began with an original group of six stellar faculty members teaching and practicing at a single site. It is now the largest department at the University of Washington. 

By the numbers:

  • 3500+ faculty and staff
  • 32 fellowships
  • 45 Endowed chairs and Professorships
  • 12 Teachers in Perpetuity
  • $184 million in research funding
  • 180,000 inpatient encounters, 250,000 outpatient encounters and procedures in more than 80 clinics