Prospective Residents and Fellows

Thank you for your interest in pursuing residency or fellowship training at the University of Washington. Please refer to the resources below to learn more about our graduate medical education training programs and specific program application requirements.

Eligibility, Selection, and Application Requirements

UW Residency and Clinical Fellowship Programs
UW Resident and Fellow Eligibility and Selection Policy

UW Appointment Contracts and Benefits Information

​​Residency and Fellowship Position Appointment (RFPA) 2017-2018
The RFPA is the agreement between individual residents and fellows and the University of Washington.  All residents and fellows sign this agreement.

UWHA Contract
In October of 2014, the University of Washington Housestaff Association (UWHA) was certified as the labor union and exclusive bargaining representative for the majority of residents and fellows in the UW School of Medicine (UW SOM) and in the UW School of Dentistry (UW SOD). UWHA Bargaining Unit Summary – Who is covered by the contract?

The UW/UWHA Collective Bargaining Agreement was ratified November 1, 2016, and will be in effect through June 30, 2019.

Guide to CBA-RFPA Provisions
This document is intended to help clarify where to find information about different benefits and provisions outlined in the RFPA and CBA.

Stipend Schedule for UWHA Members (effective November 1, 2016)
Current stipends through June 30, 2019.

UW Summary of Benefits for Residents and Fellows
This document summarizes the various benefits that UW provides to employees.