UW Medicine Strategic Marketing & Communications communicates the advances of UW Health Sciences and the services of UW Medicine, including Harborview Medical Center, the University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW School of Medicine, UW Physicians and Airlift Northwest.
Our office provides information to media outlets for all the UW health sciences schools – Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health – as well as for several health institutes at the University of Washington. Our goal is to help news reporters and the public better understand medicine, nursing and public health, and how our researchers, educators, providers and students work for the health of people everywhere: locally; regionally in Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho; nationally and internationally.
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Our strategic and comprehensive approach supports the mission and goals of UW Medicine, as well as communicates the expertise of UW Medicine health-care professionals. We convey medical advances and treatment options to primary-care and specialty physicians throughout the region.
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Our staff educates and informs the public through programs and events, including the Mini-Med School, tours for school groups, openings and receptions, presentations to civic groups and support for legislative efforts.
We relay information in a variety of ways to UW health sciences faculty, staff and students through print and electronic communications.
Our office develops and maintains the UW Medicine public web site. We develop new sites for UW Medicine’s specialty areas, add e-health articles about UW Medicine’s latest treatments and research in health care and update physician biographies and add new ones.
South Lake Union Administration Building
UW Box 358046
815 Mercer St.
Seattle, WA 98109