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General Internal Medicine Hospital Medicine Program

We provide exceptional general internal medicine patient care, teaching, and research focused on the inpatient care environment. The Program covers three clinical sites: Harborview Medical CenterUW Medical Center – MontlakeUW Medical Center – Northwest, and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

Clinical activities include primary general internal medicine care of hospitalized patients as well as a variety of medicine consultative services.

Hospital Medicine Faculty provide local, regional, and national leadership in the following areas: 

  • Medical education
  • Enhancing the quality, safety, and efficiency of care delivery
  • Promoting optimal patient care experiences
  • Care coordination
  • Information technology

A robust Faculty Development Program provides high-quality educational sessions that advance Hospital Medicine Faculty and Trainee knowledge and skills. Our Academic Research Coach program ensures that faculty at all career stages have advice from a dedicated and experienced senior healthcare scientist to design, execute, and publish a successful research, education, or quality improvement project. A core commitment to academic medicine, the pursuit of excellence, innovation, and professionalism run across this broad array of activities.

Hospitalist Jobs Available at UW Medicine

Hospitalist jobs and nocturnist positions are available at Harborview, UWMC – Montlake, UWMC – Northwest, and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Additional information on the job application process is available on our employment page

Spotlight on Early Career Hospitalists

Curious how you might succeed as a hospitalist in our physician-scientist, clinical-faculty, or clinician-scholar pathways at the University of Washington? Peruse our brief profiles of current junior faculty to appreciate the robust and diverse support for individuals establishing a national reputation in the field. Our talented faculty are shaping the future of inpatient care, quality, safety, health equity, and medical education.