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Frederick Rivara, M.D., is a board certified pediatrician at the Pediatric Clinic at Harborview, UW Medicine’s chief of General Pediatrics, vice chair of Pediatrics, the Children’s Hospital Guild Association Endowed Chair in Pediatrics Health Outcomes research, a UW professor of General Pediatrics and an adjunct professor of Epidemiology and Pediatric Dentistry. 

Dr. Rivara’s contributions to the field of injury control have spanned 30 years.

Dr. Rivara earned his M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. He founded the Harborview Injury and Research Center and the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. He has received numerous honors including the UW School of Public Health Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a founding board member of the Washington State Academy of Science. He is editor-in-chief of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

Pediatric Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., Ground West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


Acute illness and injury, Adolescent medicine, Behavioral healthcare, Breastfeeding support

Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Medical education, 1974

UW - Dept. of Pediatrics

Residency, Pediatrics

Children's Hospital Boston

Internship, Pediatrics

UW - Dept. of Pediatrics

Fellowship, Pediatrics


Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics, 1981, American Board of Pediatrics