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Senior Care Clinic

The Senior Care Clinic provides primary and consultative care to older patients. Evaluation and management of health and cognitive concerns, physical exams, blood tests, immunizations, flu shots, foot care, illness prevention, one-on-one teaching about safety issues relevant to seniors, such as fall assessment and prevention.

Medicine G Inpatient Services

The Medicine G Inpatient Services range from co-management to consultation, including physicians in the subspecialty of geriatric medicine. Scope of consultations may include diagnosis and management services, peri-operative evaluation, assessment of function, and discharge planning.

Falls Clinic

The Falls Clinic at Harborview Medical Center provides comprehensive fall risk assessments and treatment recommendations to reduce fall risk for patients who have fallen or have issues with walking and balance. Services include assessment of fall risk factors, development of a management plan, and follow-up.

Post Acute Care

Formal affiliations have been established with skilled nursing facilities to specifically accommodate patients discharged from UW Medicine Hospitals.

HMC Geriatric Clinical CounciL

The Geriatric Council informs and guides the strategic, clinical, and operational initiatives at HMC including allocation of resources, utilization review, and quality assurance issues as appropriate.


Palliative Care In-patient Consult Service 

Palliative care provides an inter-professional team approach to supporting patients and their families facing serious illness. Our primary goal is to improve quality of life and relieve stress by addressing physical, emotional, psychological, social, spiritual and cultural needs while providing an extra layer of support and communication.


Clinical news

May 8, 2023
Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Vig
Dr. Elizabeth (Lisa) Vig, associate professor (Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine) is a clinician-scholar based at the Puget Sound VA where she also serves as Chair of the hospital’s Ethics Committee.
January 24, 2023
Choosing to halt nourishment: an end-of-life decision
VSED (Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking) is an option for for people with decision-making capacity who want to manage their death.
November 15, 2022
Meeting the needs of people facing winter homelessness
Cold weather brings dire consequences to the unhoused. Drs. Leslie Enzian and Darrell Owens care for those experiencing homelessness.