March 4, 2019

Dr. Wendell Patrick Fleet passed away on February 28, 2019. He had been a faculty member in the Department of Medicine for nearly 50 years.

January 15, 2019

Several of our faculty ranked highly in 2018 breakthrough news

May 21, 2018

An automated system that uses robots has been designed to rapidly produce human mini-organs derived from stem cells.

April 24, 2018

Congratulations to Drs. Daniel Cabrera and Bessie Young who have been appointed to new leadership positions.

February 7, 2018

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators are associated with increased risk of hospitalization.

August 11, 2017

A new study indicates that individuals with kidney disease have a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation.

March 27, 2017

Dr. Henry Tenckhoff passed away this month at the age of 86. He has the rightful claim to be the “father of chronic peritoneal dialysis.”

November 14, 2016

The vision for the Center for Dialysis Innovation is that future dialysis therapy will be complication free and completely restorative of kidney health.

September 27, 2016

The inaugural division spotlight is on our Division of Nephrology, and coincides with the launch of their new website.

August 18, 2016

The Homeless Palliative Care Outreach Program at Harborview's Pioneer Square Clinic is the first of its kind in the country and one of only a handful in the world. 

Premature death is three to four times more likely for the homeless and the average age at death is only 48. Many homeless people have acute chronic medical conditions, as well as high rates of mental illness and chemical dependency. 

Palliative care helps provide relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness.