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Application Information for 2023-2024 Patient Care Phase

Before you apply, watch the 2022 Introduction to Patient Care and Special Programs recording and the Seattle-led FAQ that was held on May 5.

Why choose the Olympia LIC?

Application Timeline

  • June 6, 2022:  Application opens
  • July 6, 2022:  Application closes 
  • July 8, 2022: You will be contacted to schedule a 15-minute interview 
  • July 11- 22:  Interviews held via Zoom (exact dates TBD)
  • July 28, 2022:  Acceptance notifications sent
  • August 5, 2022:  Decision to participate due

Questions regarding the Olympia LIC can be directed to Dr. Devin Sawyer ( or Stacey Erdahl (

2023-2024 Patient Care Phase Calendar

LIC Start Date: March 27, 2023

LIC End Dates: (varies – see schedule below)

February 23, 2024 (without Patient Care Phase elective)

March 8, 2024 (with Patient Care Phase 2-week elective)

March 22, 2024 (with Patient Care Phase 4-week elective)

Students may opt to register for a 2- or 4-week elective during their last four weeks of the Patient Care Phase. This elective can be in Olympia or anywhere in the WWAMI region.