Seattle - COPE Health Scholars

Swedish Medical Centers – First Hill & Cherry Hill

Seattle, WA

Program Launch: April 2014

Swedish Medical Center is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. With a capacity of 697 beds, the campus at First Hill is a designated primary stroke center and was named Leapfrog Top Hospital in 2010 for providing excellent service. The historic Cherry Hill campus was the first hospital in Seattle, and is now a designated regional cardiac and neurological center with 385 licensed beds. Scholars have the opportunity to rotate through both campuses or may choose to stay at one campus for the duration of the program.

Website for First Hill campus:

Website for Cherry Hill campus:


Programs Offered


Health Care Administration Opportunities

Health System Opportunities

As a Health Scholar, you may have the opportunity to explore Administrative opportunities in addition to clinical opportunities. For those interested in administration, you will complete at least one clinical rotation and then apply for an administrative department. The departments and projects vary based on the site’s needs. Here are examples of recent administrative opportunities at this site:

  • Clinical Education
  • Patient Experience

Student Leadership Program

Scholars may also gain health care administration and leadership experience by joining our student leadership program.



Program Site Info

First Hill Campus
747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-386-3785


Cherry Hill Campus
500 17th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-386-3785

Transit Information: Swedish Medical Center is accessible by major transit lines into Downtown and/or Capitol Hill neighborhoods of Seattle.

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