FAQs

Q: How do I get to WISH?

Directions to our locations are available here »


Q: Can I volunteer at WISH?

Yes! However, we cannot guarantee placement for all those who want to volunteer. If you are interested in applying as a WISH volunteer, please contact Bridget Kovach (bkovach@uw.edu)


Q: I’m interested in having a student group tour the WISH facility, how do I do that?

For high school tours, please contact Amy Nguyen in the UW News and Community Relations Office (dearamy9@uw.edu).

For all other tours, please contact UWMC (isisuwmc@uw.edu) or HMC (isishmc@uw.edu).


Q: How do I schedule an activity with WISH?

For information on scheduling, please contact UWMC (isisuwmc@uw.edu); HMC (isishmc@uw.edu); or (NWH) Elizabeth Evans or Theodore Raaymakers (206-368-1196).


Q: How do I get after-hours access?

(Please see the After-Hours Access Agreement below)

UWMC

Eligibility: Residents, Fellows and Attending Physicians are eligible for 24/7 access to WISH at UWMC.

Directions: You will need to complete WISH After-Hours Agreement and Key Request forms. For copies of these forms, please contact Bridget Kovach (bkovach@uw.edu) or stop by the WISH at UWMC front desk.

HMC

Eligibility (for WISH at HMC classroom and skills hallway): Residents, Fellows and Attending Physicians are eligible for 24/7 access.

Eligibility (for WISH at HMC wet/dry lab areas): Due to the nature of the lab set-up, only Fellows and Attending Physicians are eligible for 24/7 access to these areas.

Directions: You will need to complete a copy of the After-Hours Agreement and submit your contact information for badge approval. For a copy of this form, please contact Bridget Kovach (bkovach@uw.edu) or stop by the Institute at HMC front desk.

PLEASE NOTE: After-Hours Requests can take up to two weeks to process. Please plan ahead.