Where We Work

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Outpatient Training

Primary care site for 6 residents per year 

The UW Neighborhood Clinic Northgate is located in the Northgate neighborhood of Seattle. Patients at the clinic hail from a wide spectrum of ages, socioeconomic status, and cultural backgrounds. In addition to providing comprehensive, equitable, and high-quality primary care services for the community, the clinic houses several specialty clinics staffed by family medicine residents and faculty, including sports medicine, travel medicine, reproductive health (offering comprehensive family planning services), circumcision, and colposcopy. 

Primary care site for 2 residents per year and 2 Rural Training Track residents during intern year 

Harborview Family Medicine Clinic (FMC) is a hospital-based residency training clinic serving vulnerable and marginalized patient populations. Harborview is a safety net hospital and level I trauma center serving patients from the WWAMI region and within WA state. The clinic’s mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare for all patients. The clinic staff and team reflect the racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity of our patient population. Care provided in the clinic includes care for refugee and immigrant communities, people with comorbid mental health illness and substance use disorders, trauma survivors, and people with housing and food insecurity. 

Primary training site for 2 residents per year during second and third year 

Columbia Valley Community Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center that has been serving North Central Washington for over 30 years. CVCH serves as the safety net provider for many marginalized and underserved communities in the area including seasonal and migrant farmworkers. For full curriculum details and to apply, visit the CVCH website here. 


UWMC Northwest is a community-based, non-profit hospital with 281 beds based in North Seattle. It offers emergency, inpatient, and outpatient medical, surgical, and therapeutic care. UWMC Northwest is the home of our residency’s Family Medicine Service beginning in 2020. 

As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report), UWMC – Montlake is one of the world’s foremost academic health centers, delivering exceptional, multidisciplinary care to a vast array of patients who come to us from across the globe.

Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. As the only designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma and verified burn center in the state of Washington, Harborview serves as the regional trauma and burn referral center for Alaska, Montana, and Idaho and the disaster preparedness and disaster control hospital for Seattle and King County. 

Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) is both a community hospital for greater Seattle and the pediatric referral center for the Northwest, providing excellent pediatric care to meet the medical, surgical, and developmental needs of children in the WWAMI region. SCH provides inpatient facilities for the vast majority of hospitalized children within the UW affiliated system. Inpatient services are approximately 60% medical and 40% surgical. Specialty units include infant and pediatric intensive care, psychiatry, rehabilitation/transitional care, and hematology/oncology. 

The VA Puget Sound Health Care System proudly serves more than 80,000 Veterans living in the Pacific Northwest and is the main referral center for the VA Northwest Health Network, also called VISN20 (encompassing Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and most of Idaho). The VA is dedicated to excellence in the clinical care of Veterans, medical education, and research. 

Lake Chelan Community Hospital is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, offering a 24-hour emergency room, inpatient services, obstetrics including surgical OB, and upper and lower endoscopy all staffed by experienced family physicians.