AboutUW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, a network of nine UW Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care and secondary care, the physician practice UW Physicians, the UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children's. Our faculty includes 3 living Nobel Prize winners (5 in our history), 35 Institute of Medicine members, 32 National Academy of Sciences members and 13 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. Our hospitals, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center and UW Medical Center together have about 65,000 admissions and about 1.6 million outpatient and emergency room visits each year. UW Medicine provides our patients with the latest in medical discovery, diagnoses and treatments. Our physicians treat patients, as well as conduct scientific research and teach the next generation of medical professionals.
Statistics for accepted applicants (2008-2009)GPA: 3.72
Science GPA: 3.66
Overall MCAT Score: 32.1
MCAT Written Score: Q