Division spotlight: Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Our latest division spotlight is on our Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.

The largest department in the School of Medicine, we have more than 1,000 full-time and over 1,200 voluntary clinical faculty members working in fourteen divisions. Explore our outstanding educational, patient care and research programs.

Ebola virus. Photo NIAID.

Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Division Head
Wesley Van Voorhis, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine

Dr. Karen Stout with a patient at the regional heart center


Division Head
W. Robb MacLellan, MD
Robert A. Bruce Professor of Medicine

Checking melanoma on the back of a man


Division Head
Paul Nghiem, MD, PhD
George F. Odland Endowed Chair in Dermatology

Emergency department trauma team at Harborview Medical Center

Emergency Medicine

Division Head
Susan A. Stern, MD
Professor of Medicine

Dr. John Inadomi performing a colonoscopy on a patient


Division Head
John M. Inadomi, MD
Cyrus E. Rubin Professor of Medicine

Dr. Erika Goldstein with a patient at Harborview Medical Center. Photo: Clare McLean

General Internal Medicine

Division Head
Stephan D. Fihn, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine

Dr. David Owens at a home visit for a patient receiving palliative care.

Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Division Head
Wayne McCormick, MD
Professor of Medicine

Blood cells. Photo by Andrew Mason.


Division Head
Janis L. Abkowitz, MD
Clement Finch Professor of Medicine

A tray a genetic samples

Medical Genetics

Division Head
Gail P. Jarvik, MD, PhD
Arno G. Motulsky Endowed Chair in Medicine

Diabetes educator weighing patient. Photo by Clare McLean.

Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition

Division Head
Stephanie Page, MD, PhD
Acting Division Head, Professor of Medicine

Mini-kidney organoid. Photo courtesy of Freedman and Bonventre labs.


Division Head
Stuart J. Shankland, MD, MBA
Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair of Medicine

A patient receives a breast MRI at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Oncology, Medical

Division Head
Nancy E. Davidson, MD
Professor of Medicine

Dr. Moira Aitken and patient

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Division Head
Robb W. Glenny, MD
Professor of Medicine

Arthritis joint damage. Photo by Wellcome Images.


Division Head
Keith B. Elkon, MD
Mart Mannik, MD-Lucile T. Henderson Endowed Professor in Rheumatology