COVID-19 (coronavirus) Information for Providers

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Starting on July 1, 2022, call 1.800.4UW.DOCS to transfer or refer a patient, speak with an on-call specialist in select services, access records, reach the operator and more.


Practitioner Resources

Across specialties, UW Medicine experts are serving community practitioners like you in a variety of ways.

Practitioner Resources

Across specialties, UW Medicine experts are serving community practitioners like you in a variety of ways.

Ways we can help you support your patients

Access specialists and services at UW Medicine and find a list of frequently used phone numbers below.

Transfer a patient

Call the Transfer Center at 877.520.7575 for urgent transfer requests.

Refer a patient

Call 206.520.7700 to refer your patient.

Access patient records

Access records, submit a request and request radiology images.

Connect with us

Find our telehealth resources, ECHO programs and outreach managers.

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Find a specific clinic or practitioner

Frequently used numbers

#1 Hospital in Washington

UW Medical Center is Washington’s #1 Hospital 10 years in row and is nationally ranked in six specialties: cancer*; diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; geriatrics; gynecology; and rehabilitation.

*with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Continued education and training

Find high-quality educational opportunities for practitioners, sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, and explore telehealth options and Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) programs.

Continuing education credits

Find educational opportunities and events in your specialty.

Online training

Explore telehealth programs, including consultations that connect contracted providers with experts at UW Medicine, and practitioner education initiatives, including various ECHO programs.

Learning resources

Find specialized learning resources.

Hospital credentials and privileges

See the credentialing process for external researchers and other practitioners.

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