Research and Scholarship

Resident Research

Several resources are available to help residents find mentors, research projects, and apply for research electives. Access these resources using the links below and to the right of the screen.

Find more information about our research and training options here.

Research Mentor Award

To recognize the dedication and expertise of our mentors, the University of Washington Internal Medicine Residency Program gives one Research Mentor Award annually. Residency program leaders select the recipient from among resident-nominated candidates.

The IM Residency Program recognizes and values excellent mentorship, which is central to the success of resident scholarship. These model mentors help residents identify and achieve personal goals by investing effort that fosters productivity and career advancement.

Year Award Recipient Department/Division
2013 Thomas Hawn, MD, PhD Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Global Health
2014 C. Terri Hough, MD, MSc Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
2015 R. Scott McClelland, MD, MPH General Internal Medicine, Epidemiology, Global Health
2016 Mark Wurfel, MD, PhD Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
2017 Shobha Stack, MD, PhD General Internal Medicine
2018 Nisha Bansal, MD, MAS Nephrology
2019 Elihu Estey, MD Division of Hematology & Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Spotlight on Resident Scholarship

Spotlight on Resident Scholarship highlights research, quality improvement, medical education, advocacy, and other scholarly activities of UW Internal Medicine residents.

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