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Mission:

The mission of the PhD program in Health Services is to train the next generation of health services researchers and to prepare them to provide leadership in the field. The program is designed to prepare graduates for research careers in universities, research and policy-making organizations, the health care industry, and government agencies.

Vision:

The University of Washington's PhD program in Health Services, in recognition of the complex issues facing health care today and tomorrow, is committed to training students who will contribute to the public health of the population by producing high quality research on important topics and translating the results to practice and policy.


photo: Rosa Avila Awarded 2016 Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

Rosa Avila Awarded 2016 Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

Congratulations to Health Services doctoral student Rosa Avila, who was awarded the AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship to attend the Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in Boston, Massachusetts this June 2016.   read more...

photo: HSERV PhD Student Receives Latino/a Scholars Grad School Fellowship

HSERV PhD Student Receives Latino/a Scholars Grad School Fellowship

Incoming Health Services PhD student Janeth Sanchez is the recipient of the 2015 Latino/a Scholars Graduate School Fellowship (LSGSF).   read more...

photo: PhD Student Ryan Sterling Wins HIMSS Award

PhD Student Ryan Sterling Wins HIMSS Award

Health Services PhD student Ryan Sterling recently won a $2,000 student scholarship from the Washington State chapter of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).   read more...