Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) at the University of Washington (UW) is a joint program between the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (School of Public Health), the Department of Medicine and the Division of General Internal Medicine (School of Medicine).
The goal of UW OEM is to use evidence-based clinical approaches, cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary training to address regional and emerging occupational and environmental medicine needs.
Our OEM Clinic at Harborview Medical Center has served the occupational medicine needs of the state of Washington and the region since 1981. The clinic works with patients, labor, employers, community groups and others to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries and diseases caused or aggravated by work or community environmental exposures.
Clinic funding comes from Harborview, the state of Washington through Medical Aid and Accident Funds and other sources.
Now hiring: Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program Director
Associate or Full Professor without tenure, General Internal Medicine
The University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine (DoM), Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty position based in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program (OEM), based at Harborview Medical Center (HMC). The selected applicant will serve as the Program Director for OEM, a joint activity of the Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine (SoM) and the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences in the School of Public Health (DEOHS/SPH). This position will be at the Associate Professor or full Professor rank (without tenure due to funding). Salary and academic appointment at University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank.
Occupational Medicine Grand Rounds - Short of Breath at Work: Is it an Occupational Disease?
Occupational and environmental health exposures cause thousands of illnesses and injuries each year. This lecture series addresses the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries related to environmental and occupational exposures encountered by physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, and international settings.
March 13, 2024, 6:00-8:00pm Pacific Time
- Coralynn Sack, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Medicine and Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Washington
- Bonnie Ronish, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Medicine and Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and Epidemiology, Occupational & Environmental Clinic at Harborview, University of Washington
Annual visits to the OEM Clinic
Professionals trained annually
Peer-reviewed publications and products over the last 5 years
States served in EPA Region X