University of Washington

The Department of Emergency Medicine at University of Washington offers a four-year residency program for twelve residents each year.

A dearth of acute interventions for mental and behavioral health means we discharge many of our most at-risk patients home without first being able to significantly reduce their symptoms. Can ketamine
Hepatorenal and hepatopulmonary syndromes can be easy to diagnose in the ED, and proper management can significantly impact morbidity and mortality downstream.
How does subarachnoid hemorrhage lead to cardiac arrest, complete heart block, or cardiomyopathy?
When The Room Is Spinning: Can't-Miss Diagnoses in the Dizzy Patient A 34-year-old previously healthy female presents with abrupt onset right-sided headache, vertigo, and vomiting associated with di
Fractures and Fat Globules: Fat Embolism Syndrome EMS brings in a 20-year-old male who jumped from an overpass in a suicide attempt. He arrives with normal hemodynamics and is found to have bilatera
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Toxic Shock Syndrome A 36-year-old man presents to the emergency department (ED) with altered mental status. Family reveals no significant medical history outside of recurrent epistaxis and a progres