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Neurosurgery :: Program Information
U Washington
State: Washington
Freida: 160-54-21-090
Years: 8
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 247
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 245
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 50%

Applied, Received Interview:
00464, Anonymous, Step 1: 245, Step 2: 242
00477, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Step 1: 248, AOA
00479, Anonymous, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 255, AOA
01742, Vanderbilt University, Step 1: 250, Step 2: 239, AOA
02319, Anonymous, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 244, AOA

Applied, No Interview:
00476, Anonymous, Step 1: 233
00480, Anonymous, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 243
00769, , Step 1: 255, Step 2: 270
02614, University of South Dakota, Step 1: 228, Step 2: 237

Interview Experiences
Long, 2-day process (which has subsequently been changed to a Friday afternoon-Saturday morning program, much more efficient and pleasant). Interviewed with it seemed like every faculty member as well as most of the researchers (this has also been improve
Program Advantages
Harborview provides operative independence early, especially with trauma since it's a major county hospital. Large catchment area (5 states) means very high volume, primarily vascular/endovascular, trauma, open spine, skull base, epilepsy. Separate electi
Program Disadvantages
Hospitals not near each other, harborview can get very busy especially in the summer with trauma.