Lab research

Our faculty have achieved national prominence and made important research contributions to a wide variety of common and important clinical problems. GIM faculty receive nearly $20 million annually in extramural research funding.

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Centers and Programs

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Cardiovascular Health Research Unit

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Center for Prehospital Emergency Care

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Provider and patient

Center for Progress in Resuscitation

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Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality and Safety

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Medic One


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Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program

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Research by Theme

Addiction Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease & Related Dementia

Cardiovascular Disease

Emergency Medicine

Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes/Reproductive Health




Global Health

Health Equity

Health Informatics

Health Services & Health Systems


HIV/Hepatitis C/Infectious Disease

Hospital Medicine

Medical Education

Mental Health


Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Palliative Care

Patient Communication

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Physician Wellness


Women’s Health

Research news 

September 21, 2023
Expanding access to multidisciplinary care for people with long COVID
The UW Medicine Post COVID team was awarded one of 9 grants from the Agency from Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to improve access to care for underserved people with long COVID.
September 21, 2023
Physiological changes underlying the weight loss plateau in humans
A newly funded research project will use an innovative, individualized approach to improve understanding of the physiological factors that make additional weight loss difficult once a weight loss plateau is reached.
September 21, 2023
Understanding health inequities at the intersection of the HIV and substance use epidemics
A new study aims to develop a better understanding of social, cultural, structural and other factors that drive health disparities for underserved racial/ethnic and marginalized populations at the intersection of HIV and substance use.
September 14, 2023
New population study of Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders
A new epidemiological cohort study will delve into the risk factors contributing to cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders, mental health issues, and other chronic health conditions affecting AANHPI populations.
September 1, 2023
A community pharmacist-led collaborative care program
Dr. Judith Tsui is leading a project to sustain and expand capacity of a service delivery innovation for providing medications to people who use drugs.
August 21, 2023
Jason Coult taps AI to improve cardiac arrest survival
Research by Dr. Jason Coult uses machine learning algorithms to improve resuscitation efforts during cardiac arrest.