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RR314 Health Sciences

Pediatrics involves the study of physical and behavioral development of humans, in health and disease, from conception to adulthood.

Instruction is provided through conjoint courses, lectures, conferences, clerkships, and electives. Faculty members participate in teaching the basic curriculum and offer 20 electives, in addition to the general pediatrics clerkship at multiple WWAMI sites. A residency program is offered with a wide variety of electives as well as the traditional hospital-inpatient and clinic experience. Postdoctoral fellowship training is available in many subspecialty areas of pediatrics. The major teaching hospitals in Seattle are Seattle Children's hospital, University of Washington Medical Center, and Harborview Medical Center.