Site Directors serves as the WWAMI site representative of the Pediatric WWAMI Program, a part of the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics. Site Directors are the center of communication between the site educators, residents or students and the Seattle Leadership.
Our program has three kind of Site Directors:
Resident Site Directors- Educating and mentoring 2nd year Pediatric residents for an eight week rotation
Medical Student Site Directors – Educating and mentoring 3rd and 4th year medical students in their clinical years. Six weeks for 3rd year students and two or four weeks for 4th year students.
WWAMI's Rural Integrated Training Experience (WRITE) program for 3rd year medical students doing a 20 week rural program in their education.
Each type of director is responsible for communicating with the WWAMI Pediatric program and to assist with site specific details. Additional responsibilities include annual Clinical faculty, collecting evaluations and submitting final evaluations for the trainee. Highlighting areas to highlight those who go above and beyond in their teaching, precepting and keeping the program running as smoothly and effectively as possible and contacting WWAMI Seattle leadership with questions, concerns or other matters.
The site director is the main point of contact for the Seattle Pediatric Leadership.