Information for Students and Observers

Welcome to Swedish Graduate Medical Education! Please select an option below for more information:

POLICIES

OBSERVERS

Swedish Medical Center offers observerships for up to 40 hours in one month, once per academic year (July 1 – June 30). 

If you are interested in observing a physician, nurse practitioner, midwife, or physician assistant, please visit www.swedish.org/physicians to find a provider and contact their office directly to arrange placement. Please complete a Preceptor Agreement with your chosen preceptor, and submit to GMEOnboarding@swedish.org

If you are interested in arranging an experience with an RN/BSN, medical assistant, radiology technician, physical therapist, audiologist, or any other type of Allied Health professional, please contact the Swedish Clinical Education department: StudentOnboarding@swedish.org

Once a provider is confirmed for your requested dates, apply at least three (3) weeks in advance of the proposed start date: 

  1. http://ehealth.swedish.org/gme
  2. Under “All Other Applicants”, select “Apply Here”
  3. Then select Option 3
In an effort to make this clinical experience safe and rewarding for observers and patients, observers are asked to provide documentation regarding immunizations, insurance, and completed background check. Full details of all required materials will be sent to you once your application is submitted.

STUDENTS

If you are a student (medical, physician assistant, mental health, nurse practitioner, or midwife) who has arranged a rotation with a Swedish provider, please apply at least three (3) weeks in advance:   

  1. http://ehealth.swedish.org/gme
  2. Under “All Other Applicants”, select “Apply Here”
  3. Then select Option 1

Affiliation Agreements are required to be active for all schools prior to the beginning of the rotation; please verify your institution has an agreement in place with Swedish Health Services before applying. 

New Affiliation Agreements: The Swedish Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office will gladly facilitate a new agreement with your school prior to your rotation. Please have the appropriate contact at your school reach out to GMEOnboarding@swedish.org to begin this process. Allow 8-12 weeks prior to your rotation to fully execute the agreement and complete the onboarding process.

If you are interested in arranging an experience with an RN/BSN, medical assistant, radiology technician, physical therapist, audiologist, or any other type of Allied Health professional, please contact the Swedish Clinical Education department: StudentOnboarding@swedish.org

QUESTIONS?

Please contact the Swedish Graduate Medical Education Administration office 

Email: GMEOnboarding@swedish.org
Phone: 206-320-5301