Careers in A/I: Training Programs - Washington


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University of Washington Program

Address
Allergy Section
Box 358050
815 Mercer Street, Room 254
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 543-3780
Fax: (206) 685-9318
Email: KDiehl@medicine.washington.edu

Program Director
William R. Henderson, Jr., MD

Program Operations Specialist
Trixie Rombouts
Email: btrxe@medicine.washington.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
The University of Washington Training Program provides strong research and clinical training in adult and pediatric allergy/immunology. Adult allergy/immunology/asthma clinics are held at the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, and Pacific Medical Center in Seattle. Pediatric allergy/immunology/asthma clinics are held at the Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center (CHMC). A major goal is to prepare individuals for a career in academic medicine. All fellows are expected to participate in basic and/or clinical research studies, and to present and publish the results of their work; NIH training grants are available for funding of Internal Medicine and Pediatric Trainees pursuing academic careers. Methods Used in Research. Models: a. gene transfer in mice, b. In vivo mouse model of asthma, c. allergen challenge and sputum induction in patients with asthma; Methods: PCR, In situ hybridization, gene sequencing, FACS, immunocytochemistry, electron microscopy.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
1-2

Duration of Fellowship
2 - 3 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
6 (4 practice, 2 academic)

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
None

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
ABP or ABIM eligibility

AAAAI - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology