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About UW Emergency Radiology

The UW Emergency Radiology section is located at the Harborview Medical Center and it serves one of the busiest emergency departments in the Pacific Northwest, and is the only Level I adult and pediatric trauma center and regional burn center serving Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. As a center of excellence in providing emergency radiology services, the section has very active roles in continuing medical education, resident and fellowship training, research, and clinical practice.

The ER radiology section provides a 24/7 online reporting service for emergency and trauma imaging.

The UW Emergency Radiology Section maintains a comprehensive website that provides the latest information and links to Emergency Radiology resources and tools.  The Emergency Radiology website includes information on:

  • Emergency Radiology Education
  • Research
  • Jobs
  • Resources Protocols
  • Links

Contact Information

Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington
325 9th Ave, Box 359728,
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone (206) 744 3561. Fax 744 8560


The Emergency Radiology section is staffed by both dedicated full-time and part-time emergency radiologists.

Outside CT Standards

If a patient is transferred to Harborview, and has had an outside CT sent with them that is performed according to these minimum standards, usually we will avoid rescanning the patient.

>> Outside CT Standards

2013 Emergency Radiology Course

August 16 to 19, 2015, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Seattle, WA.

Review a practical current approach to imaging of emergency and trauma patients, from radiologists from the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center.   Enjoy 8 hours of daylight following the course each day, providing ample opportunities  for sightseeing and enjoying the natural beauty of Seattle and the Puget Sound region.   This emergency radiology course is intended for practicing radiologists, physicians-in-training, and emergency medicine providers.

>> Further information and Registration: UW CME

>> Course Web page