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.
Susan Hernandez Receives AHRQ R36 Dissertation Award
Health Services PhD Student Susan Hernandez was recently awarded an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) R36 Dissertation Award.Read more . . .
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..Read more . . .
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.Read more . . .