A division becomes a department

The Division of Emergency Medicine will become the Department of Emergency 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
Anna Wald, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine

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

Cardiology

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

Checking melanoma on the back of a man

Dermatology

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

Dr. John Inadomi performing a colonoscopy on a patient

Gastroenterology

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.

Hematology

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
Professor of Medicine

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

Nephrology

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.

Rheumatology

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