The Hospital Medicine Team at UWMC – Northwest is focused on clinical care of a diverse group of patients in a vibrant, collaborative community setting. Our hospitalist team attends on patients with general medicine, critical care, orthopedic, neurologic, and cardiac conditions. At any given time, the UWMC – NW hospitalist team is involved in the care of about 80% of patients at UWMC – NW. We are highly engaged in quality improvement and process improvement project and take a leadership role in creating hospital care teams that work as collaborative, supportive, and well-informed units. While our primary focus is on direct clinical care of patients, there is some opportunity to teach medical students at UWMC – NW.