Frequently Asked Questions

- When are applications due?
January 15, 2014.

- Who will be considered for acceptance?
U.S. Family medicine physicians who are Board-Certified or Board-Eligible.  

- Is the Fellowship ACGME-accredited?
No.

- How many Fellows each year do you accept?
One.  

- When are applicants notified regarding acceptance?
March 14, 2014.

- What will the academic title of the Fellow be?
The Fellow will be a Senior Fellow and Acting Instructor within UW’s Dept. of Family Medicine.  

- Will the Fellow have a continuity clinic?
Yes.  The Fellow is scheduled for four half-days of clinic and one half-day of precepting (serving as consultant for residents) each week.  

- What clinical opportunities during the Fellowship are available?
Local TB, HIV, ID, and Family Medicine clinics with low-resource populations are available (at some, serving as provider; at some, shadowing provider
only).  

- How much time can the Fellow spend outside of Seattle?
The Fellow may spend up to two months away for clinical and/or research activities.  

- Are formal courses during Fellowship available?
Yes.  A one-month global health leadership course, as well as other courses, are available through the Department of Global Health at UW.

- What salary will the Fellow receive?  
Salary will be that of a Senior Fellow.  In 2012-13, the salary was approximately $57,000.  

- What benefits are included?
The Fellow will have the benefits as per the rank of Senior Fellow; these are summarized on the UW benefits site, and include medical and dental
insurance, three weeks paid vacation, one week paid CME, and $2,000 for CME.  

- When was the Fellowship founded?
Our first Fellow began August 1, 2012