University of Washington Medical Center

The University of Washington Medical Center near the Silver Cloud Inn – University, is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. The hospital specializes in areas such as: oncology, cardiology, orthopedics, sports medicine, organ transplantation, liver and kidney care, and more. Ranked 12th in the nation by U.S. News and World Reports 2009, UW Medical Center brings in patients from across Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.

The UW Medical Center opened in 1959, and was called University Hospital at the time. Starting as one of the smallest teaching hospitals, it eventually became a leader in healthcare innovation. Eventually, this small teaching hospital would go on to be recognized as a nationally renowned hospital.

Holding the #1 spot in primary care for sixteen consecutive years, the University of Washington School of Medicine is nationally recognized for the commitment to community service through volunteer activities of students, staff, faculty, and alumni. With 91 residency and clinical fellowship programs, the University of Washington School of Medicine has approximately 1,100 residents and fellows conducting residency and fellowship training.


Our UW Hotel

Just 3 minutes north of the University of Washington Medical Center, the Silver Cloud Inn – University offers plenty of features, accommodations, and amenities for its guests. Each of the guestrooms are equipped with a 42” plasma TV, high-speed wireless internet, refrigerator, microwave, and more. Complimentary breakfast is also available every morning for those of you who think it’s the most important meal of the day!

In addition, only two blocks away is the award winning upscale University Village shopping center. This center features an assortment of fine restaurants and shops. Take a look at their website to view upcoming events and store map.