Tag: University of Washington School of Medicine
We’re living longer, but many of us are living with chronic illnesses that significantly lower the quality of our lives, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Washington.
Dr. Tony Woodward, medical director of the Emergency Department at Seattle Children’s Hospital, shares some tips and a video to help you and your children have a fun and safe Halloween
Older people have lower rates of depression than younger groups. But depression often goes undiagnosed in the elderly, who feel the stigma of mental illness more acutely than younger people and are often less likely to seek help. Medicare began to cover annual depression screening in primary-care settings.
This year’s list the magazine’s judges included more health-care leaders working outside the Seattle area, including Pullman, Walla Walla and Yakima.
The University of Washington School of Medicine has been ranked 6th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
In the speciality categories, UW ranked:
1st in primary care, family medicine, and rural medicine
5th in women’s health
6th in pediatric and geriatric medicine
8th in internal medicine.
To learn more:
Go to the U.S. News and World Report medical school rankings.