Harborview Medical Center

World-Class Care for All of Us

Our community is strongest when everyone has access to high-quality, expert care. Harborview Medical Center has earned national recognition as one of the country’s top hospitals and is home to the nation’s leading specialists. People across the nation come to us to treat the most severe, complex injuries as we’re the only Level I trauma and burn center within a four-state region. And as our county’s only public hospital, we treat everyone, regardless of insurance status or income level, with the same level of world-class care.

Together, with your support, we can expand our services to meet the growing need in our region for exceptional care.

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Your Impact

When you give to Harborview, you grow vital programs and services that support people from the moment of their injury or diagnosis all the way to recovery. Here’s how you make a difference:

Strengthen exceptional care and services. Your generosity ensures adults and children with severe injuries and complex conditions receive high-quality care from the nation’s top doctors and specialists.

Lower barriers to high-quality healthcare. Your gift lowers barriers to exceptional healthcare by helping us meet the needs of vulnerable populations across our region.

Increase access to behavioral healthcare services. Your support bolsters mental health and addiction treatments and programs that ensure more people receive help when they need it.

A Valuable Community Resource

People trust Harborview, operated by UW Medicine and owned by King County, to provide expert, compassionate care, which keeps our programs and services in high demand.

We provide exceptional care when it’s most needed. Harborview is the only place providing the highest level of trauma and burn services to adults and children in Washington state, Alaska, Idaho and Montana. Our experts and specialists are at the top of their fields, treating patients with the most complex, severe diseases, injuries and burns with the best care informed by the latest research. People also seek out our top-ranked orthopedics program and our innovative neuroscience, mental health and addiction programs.

We strive to advance healthcare equity. We strive to deliver exceptional, compassionate care to everyone in our community. Our clinics, including the Pioneer Square Clinic, Pediatric Clinic, and International Medicine Clinic, and our mobile health programs specialize in serving our most vulnerable populations, including people experiencing homelessness, immigrants, refugees and those with no insurance, ensuring everyone receives expert care when and where they need it.


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Triumph Over Tragedy
How Harborview’s Regional Burn Center helped get Carolyn Busch back on the trails after a devastating burn.

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A Lethal Inequity
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Join Us

Your support strengthens our community by improving access to world-class, compassionate care for all. Make a gift today and join our exceptional team!

Harborview Mission of Caring Fund

With your support, Harborview Medical Center provides world-class healthcare to everyone, especially those who face systemic barriers to receiving needed care. As one of Washington’s largest providers of healthcare to people who are underinsured or have no insurance, Harborview is a valuable community resource. Your gift helps us provide exceptional care to all, including our most vulnerable populations.

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Trauma Discretionary Fund

Your caring support helps Harborview’s Division of Trauma, Burn and Critical Care Surgery provide compassionate, high-quality care to people with some of the most serious, complex injuries throughout our region.

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Burn Memorial Discretionary

Your generosity helps the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center lead the region in burn treatment and recovery. We treat nearly all of Washington’s pediatric and adult burn patients, as well as many patients from other states, with the best possible care during one of the most challenging times of their lives.

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Harborview-Pioneer Square Clinic Fund

When you support Harborview’s Pioneer Square Clinic, you help reduce barriers to high-quality medical care for vulnerable populations. Together, we can help ensure that important services, such as pharmacy, nutrition, psychiatry and social work services, are available in convenient, accessible locations.

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Harborview-Children & Teens Clinic Fund

You can help provide expert, comprehensive care to children and teens, including nutrition counseling, psychiatry services and social work services, with a caring gift to the Children and Teens Clinic at Harborview Medical Center.

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Harborview Behavioral Health Institute

There is no health without mental health. With your support, the UW Medicine Behavioral Health Institute can change lives in our community forever by improving and expanding care for people and families struggling with mental health and addiction issues.

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