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

Heartbeat line

Cardiovascular Health Research Unit

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Paramedic in truck

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 truck

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 

February 21, 2024
Cancer Screening Research Network
Researchers at Fred Hutch are leading a new federal clinical trials consortium to evaluate emerging technologies for cancer screening.
February 12, 2024
Could a blood pressure cuff help cardiac arrest survivors?
A small feasibility study shows that the device might have a role in the care of people whose heart suddenly stops beating.
February 8, 2024
The Assessment of Functional Communication in Primary Progressive Aphasia
Researchers have received funding to advance the care of people living with primary progressive aphasia, a rare neurodegenerative condition.
February 1, 2024
Nora Disis passes directorship of ITHS to John Amory
After 12 years as founding director, Dr. Nora Disis will pass directorship of the ITHS to Dr. John Amory.
January 26, 2024
Milestones of the Department of Medicine, 1948-2023
Celebrating 75 years of achievements.
December 28, 2023
Brain scans suggest subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease
The findings support the theory that there might be biologically distinct forms of the disease.