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.
UWSOM- WWAMI PROGRAM
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.
June 30, 2015 — Having recently completed their first year of medical studies at the University of Wyoming, 20 students from across the state will move in the fall to the University of Washington School of Medicine as part of the WWAMI Medical Education Program.
June 19, 2015 — Seventeen students from Wyoming recently took another giant step toward reaching their dreams to become physicians when they were accorded medical degrees from the University of Washington School of Medicine.
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