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WWAMI Region Target Rural Underserved Track

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University of Washington School of Medicine, WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program
Dec 1, 2022

The Target Rural Underserved Track (TRUST) is a longitudinal curriculum and educational track offered by the University of Washington School of Medicine that assigns students to underserved rural and small city sites within the WWAMI region.

TRUST students will experience rural or small city practice, including:

  • Spend 1-2 weeks in a summer experience before beginning Foundations courses
  • Return to the continuity community for short periods throughout the first 18 months (Foundation Phase) of medical training
  • Complete one or more selective courses or events during each term of the first 18 months with a focus on underserved rural or underserved small city practice as required at the specific campus
  • Return to the TRUST continuity community for two other key continuity experiences:
    • Participate in the Rural Underserved Opportunities Program (RUOP), a one-month program during the summer months of the Foundation Phase
    • Participate in WWAMI Rural Integrated Training Experience (WRITE) during 18 weeks of the Patient Care Phase of medical school training

Eligible applicants are students applying to attend the University of Washington School of Medicine who are strongly interested in underserved medicine in a rural or small city.

Geographic coverage
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming
Amount of funding
This is an educational opportunity.
Application process

Links to additional information are available on the program website.

Apply to attend University of Washington School of Medicine, then complete the secondary application to apply for TRUST.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Physicians · Alaska · Idaho · Montana · Washington · Wyoming

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