Harborview Medical Center

U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 edition of Best Hospitals was released online July 15.

Between college and med school, Eliza Hutchinson spent a year in an outreach role, tending to youths who lived on Boston’s streets.

“Houses were exploding. The next thing I see is the neighbor’s chimney coming in through our front door. And I turned and I held Duke, and I did not let him go.

For Nancy Coleman, a favorite part of being an artist is experimenting with techniques, such as encaustic (beeswax) painting, using a scanner as a camera, and printing on aluminum panels.

A week before Thanksgiving in 2008, Eric Seitz, a homeless youth, arrived in Harborview Medical Center with a flesh-eating disease -- the result of injecting drugs with a dirty needle.

On her lunch break, Katharine Barrett sought an island of tranquility away from the bustle of Harborview Medical Center’s Pathology Department.

Each year, the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center sees nearly 1,000 patients, 300 of whom have scald injuries.


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