The University of Washington (UW) A&I Training Program is funded by training grants from the National Institutes of Health, private funding agencies, and institutional sources. The goals of the University of Washington A&I Training Program are to provide the highest quality clinical and research training in order to equip fellows with the skills they will need for a career in academic or private practice.
The University of Washington (UW) A&I training program is based at University of Washington-affiliated hospitals listed in the box to the right.
The Conjoint UW A&I Fellowship Training Program Committee (William R. Henderson, MD, Chair) formulate training policies, reviews applicants for the training program, and evaluates the progress of the A&I fellows in achieving the 50/25/25% curriculum requirements for direct patient care, research and scholarly activities, and other educational objectives, described in the Program Requirements for Residency Education in Allergy and Immunology.
The Conjoint UW A&I Fellowship Advisory Committee (Mary V. Lasley, MD, Chair) also evaluates how the trainees progress from a novice to an expert A&I practitioner as they attain the general and A&I-specific ACGME-defined competencies and provides a confidential forum for the trainees to voice comments/criticisms/suggestions regarding any aspect of the UW A&I training program.
The University of Washington has a student population of 35,000 and grants approximately 6,900 bachelors' and 800 advanced degrees annually. The University of Washington is a major biomedical research institution, ranking first in the United States among public institutions (and second overall) in obtaining federal research funds. The School of Medicine has over 1,200 (regular and research) full-time faculty members, including clinical and basic science departments.
|Trainees Accepted Each Year:||1-2|
|Duration of Fellowship:||2-3 years|
|Electives for Fellows and Students:||Yes|
|Special Requirements:||ABP or ABIM eligibility|
|Fellows continuing on in academic practice||4 out of 10, since 2011|