Admissions Resources

2018 Forum Sessions

The Admissions Forum Sessions are informative presentations led by University of Washington School of Medicine Admissions Dean, LeeAnna Muzquiz, MD. These sessions are designed for prospective first-time applicants, and re-applicants. The content focuses on what the University of Washington School of Medicine expects from applicants. All applicants are encouraged to attend in person or view the recorded videos prior to applying to the UWSOM.

Please visit our Facebook page to keep up to date with our scheduled sessions.

Videos for prospective students

Medical school requirements tools and guides

Applications and admissions

2018 General Information Sessions

Our general information sessions are intended for applicants who are planning to apply to medical school and are not familiar with the application process or timeline. These sessions are not as useful to applicants already in the application​​ process.

These topics will be covered: UWSOM's mission, admissions process and the application.

Registration is required to attend. These sessions are in person only and not offered as webinars.

Communication skills

Interviewing

Current issues in healthcare and academic medicine

  • AAMC Reporter the Association of American Medical Colleges’ flagship monthly news publication, covers major programs and initiatives at the AAMC and member institutions, as well as the broader issues that affect the academic medical community
  • Gawande.com A resource of articles on current issues in healthcare
  • Health System Reform Insight the American Medical Association (AMA) has developed Health System Reform Insight to help patients and physicians understand the Affordable Care Act

Ethical issues in medicine

Letters of recommendation services

  • Interfolio: Online commercial portfolio storage service that will hold letters of recommendation until needed for the application process. Some universities/colleges offer similar services for their students and alumni
  • AMCAS Letters of Evaluation/Recommendation: Applicants submit their letters of recommendation through this service when applying to the UW School of Medicine

MCAT prep courses

(The UW School of Medicine does not endorse or have any financial interest in any of these prep courses).

Interview guidance