The Food and Nutrition Department’s Wellness Initiative is continuing to develop this summer with an innovative partnership with the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) through its Puget Sound Food Network (PSFN) project to bring local foods to UWMC. The new partnership is a big step in the Wellness Initiative, a project with the goal of bringing healthier, more organic, local, and sustainable foods to UWMC’s patients and to the Plaza Café’s customers. The first purchase from the network, per Chuck Zielinski, director of Food and Nutrition, was one hundred pounds of blueberries f
Both the UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center received recognition this year as top environmental performers from Practice Greenhealth
The UWMC maintains its Environmental Leadership Circle status for the 5th consecutive year! The Environmental Leadership Award is the premier Award recognizing health care facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices and sustainability in health care.