MS4 Class Information – July 3, 2024

Consider applying for the Committee on Admissions

MS3s and MS4s are welcome to apply to join the University of Washington School of Medicine Committee on Admissions. Admissions only accepts a limited number of new committee members each year; students throughout WWAMI are able to participate in the virtual interview process.

Please see this document to learn more about this opportunity, including the link to apply. The deadline to apply is Sunday, July 14.

Your voice matters: Participate in the 2024 EQI student survey

From Sara Kim, PhD, research professor, surgery, and associate dean for Educational Quality Improvement (EQI):

Thank you to everyone who helped raise the Spring survey response rate from 21  to 30 percent!

Thank you to Spokane students (31 percent) who recorded a fantastic increase of 15 percentage points this week! Montana leads the overall response rate (43 percent, up 14 percentage points), followed by Idaho (33 percent, up 7), Wyoming (32 percent, up 5), Seattle (28 percent, up 8), and Alaska (20 percent, up 10). Overall, this is a very strong start, and we are deeply grateful.

Please see below the incentive breakdown by campus. You can choose to use your gift card with different vendors such as Amazon, Apple, Uber Eats, and many other stores, restaurants and movie theatres!

Thank you, everyone!


Campus # of Gift Cards ($10) if Campus Response Rates Reach 60% Additional # of Gift Cards ($10) if Campus Response Rates Reach 85% If Campus Response Rates Reach 100%
Seattle 15 10 Any unused gift cards will be raffled to the campus cohort(s) reaching 100%
Spokane 9 6
Wyoming 3 2
Alaska 3 2
Montana 5 3
Idaho 6 4

*According to the UW policy, student employees (e.g., tutors, research assistants, hourly workers, etc.) cannot receive a gift card. If you win the raffle as a student employee, we will send alternative items of $10 value from Amazon.

Here is a link to the latest newsletter for MS4s.

Have a fabulous week!