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By UW Medicine News / Barbara Clements

University of Washington Medical Center, part of the UW Medicine health system, today earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center has achieved both distinctions. 

  • University of Washington Medical Center also received top-20 national rankings in three specialties. It is ranked No. 5 in rehabilitation medicine, No. 7 in cancer care, and No. 12 in diabetes and endocrinology. The rehabilitation medicine program is run jointly with UW Medicine’s Harborview Medical Center. UW Medical Center cancer services are provided through Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which is under the ownership and shared governance of UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s and Fred Hutch.
  • Harborview Medical Center ranked No. 3 in a five-way tie in the Seattle area and ranked No. 4 in a six-way tie in Washington.

“We are honored that UW Medical Center has once again been named the top hospital for our city and state,” said Dr. Paul G. Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine. “As a public institution, UW Medicine strives to excel in its commitment to serve the people of our region, to be a national and global leader in improving healthcare, and to accelerate treatment advances.  I’m proud of the nurses, faculty physicians and teams, and others who exemplify dedication to the well-being of everyone in our care and to meeting each patient’s individual healthcare needs.”


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