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#1 Hospital in Washington

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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Severe pneumonia risk from COVID-19 in late pregnancy

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

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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.

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Organized response helped western Washington flatten curve

26 stakeholders, including several from UW Medicine, publish analysis of effort that emerged with pandemic outbreak.

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How face coverings can help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Chloe Bryson-Cahn, MD, explains the importance of face coverings as we learn more about COVID-19.

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Doctor writes guide for discussing COVID-19 with patients

Anthony Back, MD, pens "Communication Skills in the Age of COVID-19," highlighting just-in-time tips for talking with patients while operating under crisis standards.

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Medcon is 24/7

Access a specialist through Medcon, UW's educational and referral service for clinicians. Connect to specialty expertise for informational purposes. Call to clarify whether your patient needs a referral.

Call Medcon: 800.326.5300 or 206.543.5300, 24 hours a day.

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