The WWAMI School of Medical Education is a collaboration among 6 universities in five northwestern states (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) and the University of Washington School of Medicine. The University of Washington School of Medicine ranked as #1 in the US for Primary Care Education in 2022 by US News & World Report.

Here at UAA, WWAMI is proud to offer both the Doctor of Medicine program in partnership with the University of Washington, as well as a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies to prepare students for medical school.


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Researchers at UAA are active in medical studies related to health disparities, cancer and community engagement. Come back soon to learn more about WWAMI research.

students at white boardHealth Education Summit

This annual event, co-hosted by Alaska WWAMI and the UAA College of Health, provides information to anyone interested in pursuing careers in healthcare including medicine. High school students, undergraduates, and college graduates are invited to attend. 

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The UW School of Medicine's Service Learning program provides  students with opportunities to hone their skills while addressing the health needs of our underserved communities. 

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WWAMI offers six Pathways giving students the opportunity to pursue a particular interest and develop knowledge and skills specifically tailored to working with specific communities domestically and abroad.

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Rural Programs

Experience rural medicine with immersive programs such as AHEC, RUOPWRITE, Della Keats, and many more!

AHEC studentsPre-Med Student Information

See and register for upcoming workshops and opportunities to prepare for your future with WWAMI, and check out other programs such as HEARTURiM, SHPEP, and ANSEP


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Phone: 907-786-4789
Fax: 907-786-4700
E-mail: uaa_wwami@alaska.edu

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3795 Piper Street, Suite 301
Anchorage, AK 99504

Mailing Address:
3211 Providence Drive, HSB 301
Anchorage, Alaska, 99508