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WWAMI Medical Education
1000 East University Avenue
Department 4238
Health Sciences Bldg Rm 457
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2497
Fax: (307) 766-2492
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What is WWAMI?


WWAMI is Wyoming's Medical School!

The University of Wyoming participates in the WWAMI Medical Education Program, which is affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) in Seattle, Washington. 

WWAMI is an acronym for the five states that participate in this program:

Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. The UWSOM curriculum, content and testing is the same at all WWAMI sites. Students that complete this four-year medical education program receive their doctor of medicine degree (M.D.) from the UWSOM.


The WWAMI program reserves twenty seats each year for qualified Wyoming residents. Students accepted to the program spend their first year on the University of Wyoming campus and the second year at the UWSOM. The third and fourth years are spent at selected clinical sites throughout the WWAMI region. 

WWAMI Wyoming-An Overview   



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UW Selects Students for WWAMI Medical Education Program

October 23, 2014 — The University of Wyoming welcomed 20 new students into its WWAMI medical education program this fall.

UW Medical Students Honored

July 3, 2014 — The Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) recently awarded scholarships to three students in the University of Wyoming medical education program, WWAMI.

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Wyoming, WWAMI Graduate, Dr. Paul Johnson, featured in ¨UW profiles¨

WWAMI graduate Paul Johnson now helps to educate the next generation of Wyoming doctors. When Laramie, Wyo., native Dr. Paul Johnson graduated from the WWAMI program, he wasn’t sure he’d practice in Wyoming. “In fact, I initially took a job in Oregon out of residency,” he says.

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