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University of Washington/Seattle Childrens

Seattle, WA

Troy Johnston, MD

Program Director

Brittney, Scott, Lauree, and Theresa

Program Coordinator

  • Located at a major referral center for a 5 state region (level 1 trauma, level IV NICU)

  • WWAMI! Rotate for 2 months as a primary care provider in one of 6 rural locations during PGY2 year

  • Resident Education and Advocacy for Child Health (REACH) pathway with dedicated curriculum and direct community partnerships in Eastern Washington and Kisii, Kenya

  • Longitudinal mentorship within Pod families with Clinical Coaches and Program Leadership

  • 133 Total Residents representing 69 medical schools and 31states + Washington D.C.

  • 6 Tracks: Categorical, Alaska Primary Care, Health Equity, Research, Peds-Genetics, Peds-Neurology

  • Next Steps for Graduates: About 50% of graduates enter fellowship and 50% start primary care jobs (outpatient/hospitalist)

  • Seattle offers an amazing range of opportunities outside of work, including concerts, theatre, food, museums, sporting events, hiking, camping, skiing, and water sports

  • Rotate through a major referral center for 5 states, as well as the only Level 1 pediatric burn and trauma center in the WWAMI region and 2 large Level 4 NICUs

  • Residents as Teachers and Leaders

  • Inclusion, Cultural Humility, Diversity, and Equity (INCLUDE)

  • R3 Resident Case Presentations

  • Professional Development Block

  • We embrace diversity as part of our mission and over half of our residency class identify as BIPOC

  • Hospital-wide Health Equity Rounds started by residents

  • Resident Diversity Committee

  • Program representation in University of Washington Network for Underrepresented Residents and Fellows (NURF)

  • Residency Wide Race-Based Affinity Groups and Ally Caucus

  • Residency Learning Climate Reporting Tool



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