Clinical Training

Clinical Training

All UW LEAH trainees are required to participate in one or more interdisciplinary clinic settings. This may include onsite interdisciplinary programs and/or off-site community based clinical settings. Clinical training opportunities are arranged in coordination with the trainee’s faculty mentor.

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent Medicine Clinic

(MD, RD, RN, SW, PSY) Referral resource for interprofessional evaluation and treatment of adolescents seeking specialty consultation throughout the WWAMI region, this clinic provides the core clinical experience for all UW LEAH trainees.


  • Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
  • Male health
  • Transgender health
  • Eating Disorders
  • Behavioral Problems 

Adolescent Substance Abuse Program

(MD, SW, Psychiatry, Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP)) Interprofessional evaluation, assessment and treatment services for adolescents with substance abuse problems, including coordinated services for youth with co-morbid medical and mental health conditions.

Biofeedback Clinic

(MD, RN, Biofeedback therapist) Interprofessional, evidence-based biofeedback approach to treat a variety of health conditions including headaches, abdominal pain, Raynaud’s disease, and mild hypertension.

The Wellness Clinic for Adolescent Obesity

(RD, MD, SW, exercise physiologist/trainer, RN) Interprofessional assessment & treatment of overweight and obesity, as well as a 16-week evidence-based group intervention promoting healthy lifestyle changes for adolescents and their families.

Adolescent Sports Medicine Clinic

(MD, RN, PT, OT) In collaboration with the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. A faculty member from Adolescent Medicine is integrated in to the clinic to provide consultation regarding growth and development, gynecologic concerns, behavioral concerns, and health risk behavior assessments as well as basic management of sports injuries.

Inpatient Consultation Service

(MD, RD, MSW, RN) Inpatient consultation for adolescents admitted to SCH. Common diagnoses seen include eating disorders, reproductive health issues, substance abuse, chronic pain, unexplained somatic symptoms, and compliance & adjustment issues for youth with chronic disease, as well as depression and other mental health concerns.

Seattle Children’s Regional Clinics



Federal Way


Mill Creek


Seattle Children’s Home

(RN, RD, PSY, mental health therapists, case workers) This is a residential facility providing high-level behavioral and mental health care for adolescents and young adults with severe mental health concerns and their families.  UW LEAH faculty conduct medical screening and coordinate with other providers to manage any medical concerns for adolescents and young adults admitted to the facility.

Community Training Sites

School-Based Health Clinics

Neighborcare Health at Chief Sealth High School, Roosevelt High School, and West Seattle High School.

ARNP, Nursing, Social Work, CDP

King County Department of Youth Services

Juvenile Detention - ARNP, Nursing, Psychiatry, Medicine

Country Doctor Youth Clinic

Two nights per week, this clinic provides no cost, walk-in services for homeless and unstably-housed youth and young adults in Seattle.

Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic


Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Teen Clinic

(MD, RN, SW, PSY, RD)  Offered in collaboration with the Division of General Pediatrics, this clinic provides primary care and adolescent specialty care to low income and diverse populations of immigrant youth in an interprofessional setting.

Group Health

Group Health Teen Pregnancy Clinic

(MD, RN, SW, RD, WIC specialist)  Interdisciplinary clinic providing comprehensive prenatal and postnatal care, including contraceptive management and well-child care for pregnant and parenting teens/young adults and their children up to 2 years of age.


Group Health Adolescent Center

(MD,SW,PSY, RN, CDP) Provides specialty care for adolescents (aged 11 -18 yrs) in the Group Health integrated health care system and applies an interdisciplinary approach to the assessment and management of complex medical, social, academic, emotional and behavioral issues.