The University of Washington participates in the NRMP Primary Care Sports Medicine Matching Program. The universal application can be obtained through the NRMP or online from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine at AMSSM.org. The University of Washington only considers applicants who have trained in family medicine residencies. We do not accept applications from pediatric or internal medicine candidates.In addition to the AMSSM application, three letters of recommendation are required.
The selection committee considers qualified applicants who complete the application process as outlined. Failure to meet the specified dates may eliminate the candidate from consideration. Personal interviews are required and application deadlines strictly adhered to.
Please mail application and letters of recommendation to:
University of Washington Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Attn: Roger Japp
UW Family Medicine Residency, Box 358732
331 NE Thornton Place
Seattle, WA 98125
Minimum Screening Requirements
Applications will be considered for interviews only after the AMSSM application, personal statement and three letters of recommendation have been received. It is in the best interest of the applicant to have the application completed prior to the interview.
The following list of items is expected to be included as part of your application:
- Completed AMSSM Application
- 3 letters of recommendation (1 from your residency's program director)
- Curriculum vitae
- Personal statement
- Copy of USMLE/COMLEX transcript
- Copy of medical school diploma & transcript
- Certificate or other validation of all previous training
- Copy of current state medical licensure
Optional supportive items that may be considered, but are NOT considered mandatory, include:
- Medical School Dean's Letter
- Resident Rotation schedule
The personal statement is the primary component that will be used to select applicants who are invited for an interview. Please write a careful and thoughtful document. Your personal statement can be written in any way that tells us the most about you and your future goals.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Roger Japp at:
Phone: (206) 520-2405