UW Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

The Nuclear Medicine residency training is provided at five affiliated teaching hospitals in Seattle. These hospitals provide the volume and complexity of cases needed for a rich learning environment. Each training site has a well-equipped nuclear medicine service with conventional gamma cameras, SPECT/CT scanners, and PET/CT scanners. In addition to nuclear medicine examinations, these systems are also used to generate contrast-enhanced diagnostic CT exams interpreted concurrently in the nuclear medicine service.


University of Washington Medical Center – Montlake (UWMC-M)

UWMC-M is one of the foremost academic health centers, delivering exceptional, multidisciplinary care to a vast array of patients. UWMC specializes in tertiary care including organ transplantation, oncology, and cardiac disease. UWMC is consistently ranked among the leading hospitals nationally.


Harborview Medical Center (HMC)

HMC is a public hospital owned by King County and operated by UW Medicine. It serves patients from all walks of life and also serves a mission population. HMC is the only designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma and burn center in the state of Washington, and serves as the regional trauma and burn referral center for Alaska, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. HMC is also a Level 1 stroke and cardiac center.


Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH)

SCH serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. SCH continues to be ranked among the top pediatric hospitals in the country by US News and World Report.


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)

SCCA is a cooperative venture of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Most of the outpatient cancer imaging is performed at this site. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance represents a union of patients, physicians and researchers seeking care and treatment for oncologic conditions. SCCA is committed to researching cures, and Fred Hutchinson is a leader in federal research funding in the country.


Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System (VAPSHCS)

VAPSHCS cares for Veterans from the Pacific Northwest, as well as serving as a referral center to other VA hospitals regionally. VAPSHCS has a reputation for excellence, innovation, and extraordinary care for our Veterans. This teaching hospital provides a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. VAPSHCS has the fifth largest research and development program for VA hospitals nationwide.