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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.

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PhD Students and Faculty March for Science

On Earth Day, PhD students and faculty joined thousands of Seattle residents at a march to stand up for the value of science.   read more...

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UW Health Services and Policy is #6 in World

The University of Washington is ranked #6 in the world on health services and policy, according to a new subjects ranking by the Center for World University Rankings. Congratulations, all!   read more...

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Brian Chin's Report on Self-Reported Worker Injury Published by CDC

Third-year doctoral student Brian Chin coauthored a report on work-related injuries and illnesses that has been published by the CDC in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).   read more...