Prospective Residents & 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) 2018–2019

The RFPA is the agreement between individual residents and fellows and the University of Washington.  All residents and fellows sign this agreement.  The RFPA for academic year 2019-2020 will be available in mid-January 2019.

UWHA Contract (Effective 11/1/16 – 6/ 30/ 2019)

The University of Washington Housestaff Association (UWHA) is the certified 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).  The UWHA Contract was ratified November 1, 2016, and will be in effect through June 30, 2019.  Negotiations for the new 3 year contract will begin in January 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.

UW Summary of Benefits for Residents and Fellows

This document summarizes the various benefits that UW provides to employees.

Resident and Fellow Resources