Student Programs

In 2013, WISH launched a customizable internship program offered to University of Washington undergraduates.


Fundamental Undergraduate Simulation Experience (FUSE)

Program opportunities include exploring WISH operations, research, curriculum development, and day-to-day training sessions.


+Q: What kind of learning objectives have past students focused on?

Developing keen understanding of medical simulation, as it pertains to cognitive, psychomotor, and communication trainings for a wide array of healthcare professionals;
Learning techniques for internal information management geared to support a high-volume training and research environment;
Understanding curriculum development for simulation trainings, from the inception of an idea through production of curriculum; curricula exist in numerous formats including formal written publications, online training modules, and more;
Acquiring administrative skills within a professional office environment;
Conducting scientific literature reviews;
Developing competency around content management for WISH's online presence;
Increasing knowledge of medical terminology.

+Q: Interested in learning more or applying?

For additional information about the FUSE Program, and for application inquiries, please contact Austin Shipman (

Triple I

Independent Investigative Inquiry (III)

The UW School of Medicine Independent Investigative Inquiry (III or "Triple I") selective 4: The WISH Simulation Module exists to provide introductory knowledge and support to the ever-expanding enterprise. First year medical students within the program, under the supervision of WISH Faculty, will have the opportunity to participate in simulation training sessions as well as aid in the development of WISH's educational content.


+Q: What are examples of educational materials?

Formal needs assessment
Online modules for skills training
Creation of low-cost, distributable "task-trainers" for skills training across WWAMI
Simulation scenario design and development

+Q: Interested in learning more?

Please contact Bridget Kovach ( to learn more about information sessions.

+Q: When is the application deadline?

February 19, 2017 by 5 PM. Please email completed applications to Bridget Kovach ( or drop-off at the WISH Front Desk (SP1124).


Past Projects

The Distressed Patient Encounter
By Jack Storey

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