The 2007 issue of U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" ranks the UWMC 11th out of 5,462 hospitals nationwide. Many UWMC programs score extremely high in specialty rankings, including: rehabilitation medicine (3); otolaryngology (13); endocrinology (16); orthopedics (15); geriatrics (13); oncology (6); gastroenterology (30); pulmonology (14); nephrology (16); neurology/neurosurgery (30); rheumatology (20); gynecology (9); urology (24) and internal medicine.
The University of Washington Medical Center opened on May 5, 1959. It grew out of the medical school that the university opened on October 2, 1946. It is home to the world's first pain center and was the location of the world's first long-term kidney dialysis, developed by UW professor Belding H. Scribner, M.D.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER RANKS 12TH IN U.S. NEWS MEDIA GROUP'S 2009 EDITION OF AMERICA'S BEST HOSPITALS
Jul 18, 2009; SEATTLE, July 16 -- The University of Washington Health Sciences campus issued the following news release: University of...
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER RANKS 12TH IN US NEWS MEDIA GROUP'S 2010 EDITION OF AMERICA'S BEST HOSPITALS
Jul 17, 2010; SEATTLE, July 15 -- The University of Washington issued the following news release: University of Washington Medical Center is...