Providing high quality patient care is a core part of our mission. We proudly serve a diverse patient population in two cutting edge emergency departments in Seattle.
The Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is proud to have over fifty emergency physicians who provide emergency care in two state-of-the-art emergency departments, as well as specialized care in emergency medical services (EMS), critical care, toxicology, global health, and ultrasound. Our board certified, nationally recognized physicians provide excellent clinical care to patients throughout the region and beyond.
Harborview Medical Center is the only Level I adult and pediatric trauma and burn center serving Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho, and has a specific mission to care for the community's most vulnerable patients. Harborview is the region's only Comprehensive Stroke Center and Burn Center, and provides world-renowned care in trauma, neurosurgery, orthopedics, critical care medicine, among many other disciplines.
The UWMC is a tertiary/ quaternary care center serving the local as well as the 5-state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), providing specialized care in areas such as cardiology, high-risk pregnancy and neonatal intensive care, hematology/oncology, orthopedics and organ transplantation, in addition to providing general care for the local community.
The Medic One System was created in the 1970s to bring advanced advanced prehospital medical care to Seattle, and now serves King County and much of the surrounding region. Medic One is recognized throughout the world for their high quality, advanced patient care and provides a critical link in our region's emergency service system.
Airlift Northwest is the premier premier aeromedical transport service in the Pacific Northwest with seven bases throughout Washington and Alaska and transports critically ill patients from one of the largest and geographically varied landmasses in the world. In their 35 years of service, Airlift Northwest has provided advanced critical care transport to over 100,000 patients and sees over 3,800 patients a year.