The University of Washington Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics (CHOICE) fellowship positions

The University of Washington Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics (CHOICE) Institute ( is now accepting applications for six health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) MS fellowship positions for our 2024-2026 cohort (program start date: July 1, 2024).

  • We have an upcoming information session on September 25, 2023 at 05:00 PM Pacific Time (details and registration link below).

We are recruiting for 6 fellowship positions with 4 industry partners:

  • AbbVie (2 positions)
  • Bayer (1 position)
  • Genentech (2 positions)
  • Seagen (1 position)

Our training program in health economics, outcomes research, and policy combines the resources of a leading academic center for pharmaceutical economics and policy with the dynamic, real-world training of major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies recognized for their commitment to innovation.


Year 1: University of Washington

  • Gain principles and methods of HEOR through rigorous courses in biostatistics, epidemiology, economic evaluation, and outcomes research
  • Complete MS thesis
  • Present congress posters and/or publish manuscripts
  • MS degree in Health Economics & Outcomes Research awarded upon completion

Year 2: Industry

  • Demonstrate product value utilizing strategically-focused HEOR
  • Understand role of HEOR in drug development and commercialization
  • Collaborate cross-functionally (medical affairs/communication, market access/brand strategy, regulatory affairs, clinical development) and with external vendors


Further details about the program can be found at

Application Deadline: Monday, October 23, 2023 (11:59 pm PST).

Note: our program no longer holds fellowship interviews at the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting. Video interviews are coordinated internally and held the week of November 6 by Zoom.    


Information Session: 

Our current fellows are hosting a webinar to provide an overview of the field, fellowship experience, and to answer any questions prospective candidates may have.


Date: Monday, September 25, 2023

Time: 5 – 6 pm Pacific Time

Registration required: 


This webinar will be recorded and posted for those unable to attend. For questions, please contact Marina Gano, Graduate Program Manager, at