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UW Medical Center is Washington’s only hospital nationally ranked in nine specialties: cancer*; diabetes & endocrinology; ear, nose & throat; geriatrics; obstetrics & gynecology; nephrology; orthopedics; pulmonology & lung surgery and rehabilitation.

*with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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UW Medical Center’s care again is ranked No. 1 in state In U.S. News & World Report

UW Medical Center also received top-50 national rankings in nine specialties.

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1st entire sequence of human X chromosome built

This achievement is part of a broader effort to assemble a more complete reference sequence of the human genome.

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Telehealth clinic addresses COVID-19 survivors' needs

Aaron Bunnell, MD, discusses UW Medicine's post-COVID telehealth clinic for patients with lingering effects.

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Psychiatric consult line for providers expands to 24/7

Providers in Washington may now call the Psychiatry Consultation Line (877-WA-PSYCH) 24/7.

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Putting genomics into practice to combat common diseases

NIH announces funding for the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network.

Illustration of a biosensor detecting a targeted molecule and glowing

New sensors quickly spot coronavirus proteins, antibodies.

Kristina Adams Waldorf, MD, speaks on the pneumonia risk for pregnant women, especially in their last trimester.

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Double-masking tips from an infectious disease specialist.

Dr. Seth Cohen, an infectious disease specialist, explains double-masking and reiterates guidelines to keep our communities safe as we see variants emerge.

Omalola Eniola-Adefeso, a professor of chemical engineering at the University of Michigan, was senior author

Fighting racial inequity by funding Black scientists

A network of U.S. biomedical engineering researchers calls to end funding discrimination against Black scientists.

Surgeons Mark Sturdevant, left, and Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam prepare Lauren Anderson's lobe of liver for transplant

Rare transplant aims to resolve woman’s long bout of cancer

A UW Medicine team performs first-in-Pacific Northwest living-donor liver transplant for metastatic colorectal cancer.