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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.

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: Lindsay White Wins Tarlov and Ware Dissertation Award

Lindsay White Wins Tarlov and Ware Dissertation Award

Health Services PhD Student Lindsay White was recently awarded the competitive Alvin R. Tarlov & John E. Ware Jr. Doctoral Dissertation Award in Patient Reported Outcomes..

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Open Faculty Positions

The Department of Health Services currently has 5 open searches for faculty positions.

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Accepted Applicant Visit Days 2015

Accepted applicants to the PhD program in Health Services will have an opportunity to visit our campus, Department, and partner research centers, as well as meet current students, discuss research opportunities with faculty, and discuss potential mentors and funding with the Director.

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