Welcome to the UW LEAH Program

Application Deadlines 2015-2016

Psychology: December 1, 2015
Nursing:  Closed
Nutrition:  Closed
Social Work: Closed
Adolescent Medicine:  Follows national ACGME, NRMP, ERAS deadlines

Now recruiting for Psychology fellows: A one-year post-doctoral fellowship is available for candidates who will have obtained their Ph.D. in clinical psychology prior to July 2016 and who are interested in research, advanced learning, and interdisciplinary training in adolescent health. The fellow will participate in clinical training opportunities (50% time) through the Division of Child Psychiatry. If you are interested in learning more and/or would like to apply, please contact Dr. Cari McCarty, UW LEAH Psychology Faculty. Application review will begin December 1, 2015.

University of Washington & Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle WA

UW LEAH is funded by a Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration.

The University of Washington Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (UW LEAH) program is located within in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital.

The UW LEAH program is one of seven interdisciplinary training programs funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) in the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services. UW LEAH is dedicated to training future leaders in adolescent health with the goal of reducing health disparities, as well as improving health equity and services delivery for adolescents. UW LEAH fellows participate in mentored, hands-on, and didactic training in adolescent health, focusing on interdisciplinary practice, leadership skills, research, public health, advocacy, and policy.  Training opportunities are available for graduate and post-graduate level trainees in five key adolescent health disciplines: medicine, nursing, nutrition, psychology and social work, as well as for members of other disciplines and community organizations who are interested in leadership training in adolescent health.

See our About UW LEAH page for more information.