Academic Hospitalist Fellowship


Established in 2018, our fellowship provides the flexibility to pursue individualized career interests alongside a defined curriculum in quality improvement, medical education scholarship, bedside teaching, and career development.

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The Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship is not currently recruiting for the 2025-2026 academic year.

If you wish to be contacted should recruitment re-open, please email Stephanie Santos, Manager of Educational Programs at

Potential applicants interested in the UW DGIM Clinical Investigator Fellowship may contact Program Director Dr. Pandora “Luke” Wander


Hospital medicine fellowshipThe UW Academic Hospitalist Fellowship is a non-ACGME accredited program designed for graduating internal medicine residents or early-career hospitalists seeking to accelerate their development as clinician-educators and academic leaders.

Mission and Vision

The fellowship will provide early career hospitalists with the core skills in quality improvement, teaching, and research needed to become successful clinician-educators and leaders in academic hospital medicine. We envision that graduating fellows will develop successful, enriching careers in academic hospital medicine.

Learn more about the fellowship program, our hospitals, program faculty, and life in Seattle. Visit GME and UW Medicine for more information. 



Dr.  Somnath Mookherjee

Program Director
Dr.  Somnath Mookherjee

Dr. Mookherjee is a Professor of Medicine and a leader in academic hospital medicine and medical education. He completed fellowship training in hospital medicine before joining the UW faculty, where he also leads the GIM Faculty Development Program. Dr. Mookherjee is a co-editor and co-author of popular textbooks on perioperative medicineclinical teachingteaching scripts in internal medicine, and writing case reports.

Andrew White

Core Faculty

Dr. Andrew White is a Professor of Medicine and Core Faculty for the Fellowship. He is an accomplished clinician educator and conducts research in clinical informatics, education, and error disclosure topics. Dr. White supports the fellows as a secondary mentor and sponsor.

Helene Starks

Academic Research Coach

GIM’s Academic Research Coach, Helene Starks, also provides mentoring in partnership with other leaders in hospital medicine, patient safety, and medical education.


Stephanie Santos

Mailing Address:
325 Ninth Ave
Box 359780
Seattle, WA 98104