Note: The fellowship program application process for academic year July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016 is now closed.

Fellowship year July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 will be managed through the ERAS system for all applicants.  Information regarding this process will be posted as soon as it is available.

Eligibility requirements for 2015-2016:

  • Applicants must have completed an ACGME or AOA-accredited residency program in Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology, or Surgery.
  • Foreign medical graduates with J-1 visas meeting the above criteria are eligible to apply; individuals holding other visa types cannot be considered at this time.

To be considered for the UW Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program, applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) which will be available beginning December 2013.

Applicants five or more years out of training must have transcripts and letters of recommendation sent directly to us from the institution/individual providing them with original signatures and on official letterhead. Photocopies of recommendations will not be accepted.  Please also include a current CV.

You may be interested in visiting the webpage GME Pulse that the UW Graduate Medical Education (GME) has developed - a communications platform with a focus on what is current, new, and relevant in the world of UW GME and beyond.

For graduates of medical school and residency training five or more years
ago, please contact Betsy Zickler either by  email:
or phone at 206 744-9102 before submitting your application through ERAS.

Betsy Zickler, Program Administrator
Phone: 206 744-9102

University of Washington
Palliative Fellowship Medicine Program
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue, Box 359755
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

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