Departmental Course: Family Medicine

​​​Coordinator: Ivan Henson
Phone: 206.543.9425

Block Calendar:
Your clerkship dates must correspond with our Clinical Elective Schedule . You must start at the beginning of the block(s) and finish at the end of the block(s).

To Apply:

  1. Please contact the Residency Network site(s) directly for most recent availability.
    Visit the Residency Network Sites desc​ription web page.
  2. Applications must be received at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the requested clerkship date.
  3. You must meet all eligibility requirements of the Visiting Student Clinical Elective Program.
  4. Complete the VSAS application and upload all supplemental materials to VSAS. No action will be taken on your application until it is complete. Departments may not "pre-enroll" or hold spaces for potential visiting students, regardless of their intent or qualifications.

You must withdraw at least 6 weeks before your starting date. Fees are non-refundable. All cancelations and changes must be made in writing to the Clerkship Coordinator.

As a visiting student, the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network can seem a bit more complex. A major benefit to the Residency Network is that there are 18 residency programs across 5 states, serving many different interests and offering experiences in a wide variety of settings. Scheduling is done on a first-come, first-served basis.

FAMED 688 - Family Medicine Sub-Internship (8 cr)

Offered: A, W. Sp, S – 4 weeks
Prerequisites: Basic Science Curriculum, third or fourth year medical student standing, permission of site
Faculty: Misbah Keen, MD 
Instructor: TBA

Developed in response to student interest, the Family Medicine Sub-Internship is available to qualified 4th year medical students. The Family Medicine Sub-I has a prescribed curriculum, comparable to that of a Medicine inpatient family medicine team with an advanced degree of independence and responsibility in preparation for their R-1 year. Rotations take place at one of the WWAMI regional affiliated Family Medicine Residency Network pr​ograms.

Find out more about the subinternship registration steps for visiting students on the Department of Family Medicine web site.

Enrollment: variable

FAMED 690 - One Health Clinical Elective

Offered: A, W. Sp, S – 4 weeks
Prerequisites: Permission of course director
Course Director: Peter Rabinowitz, MD,  

“One Health” recognizes the intricate links between the health of humans, animals, and the environment. This elective provides an academic conceptual framework and clinical exposure through which to explore the multitude of applications of the “One Health” paradigm in a multidisciplinary context. Students will gain experience working with interdisciplinary teams including veterinarians and physicians on species-spanning approaches to health.