WSMA & UW Physician Leadership Course

UW-WSMA Leadership course

Course information

In partnership with the University of Washington Graduate Programs in Health Administration, and UW Professional and Continuing Education, the WSMA is offering a 40+ hour hybrid-distance leadership skills-development course. The course combines face-to-face and online learning to enable course participants to begin developing and honing their leadership skills at their convenience.


The spring 2015 course will be held March 6 - May 7. The in-person classes will be held Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7 in Spokane. Course participants will then have eight weeks of online instruction and interaction, finishing with a third in-person session on Friday, May 8, also in Spokane.


The course is limited to 30 health care professionals. Individuals or group/system teams are encouraged to apply. The tuition for the course is $2000 for WSMA members and $2550 for non-members. A 5 percent discount is offered for groups of five or more.

Application process

If you are interested in the course or have a physician(s) or physician assistant(s) in your organization you would like to nominate for the spring 2015 course, please submit a cover letter outlining the applicants interest in the course and goals they hope to accomplish, a CV and a letter of recommendation by Friday, Jan. 30 to Lynda Sue Welch at or to the WSMA Seattle office:Attn: Lynda Sue Welch, 2001 6th Ave, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA 98121. If you have any questions about the WSMA/UW Physician Leadership Course, please contact Lynda Sue Welch at (206) 956-3622 or