Newsletter March 2018

Newsletter March 2018

One year ago this month I wrote about politics.  Many of us note that some things never seem to change; one of those being Congress doesn’t get anything done.  Funding for 40% of the residency was, note the past tense, one of those issues.  I wrote last March that as distasteful as politics may be to some, it is vital in a democracy to remain engaged.  At CHCW we did remain engaged, and optimistic.  Optimistic as training new family physicians...

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CWFMR Photo Gallery

CWFMR Photo Gallery

A look at some of the workshops and activities we have done at CWFMR.   Here are some photos of our 2017 graduation celebration.   Our residents provided sports physicals and also offered students additional information on nutrition and maintaining active, healthy lifestyles at Washington Middle School. The residency program has been providing no cost sports screenings for any student at the school, especially the school’s at-risk population,...

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Residency Corner November 2014

Residency Corner November 2014

October was the start of our 23rd recruitment year. On interview day we meet fourth year medical students we invited to interview with our program. The two days they’ll interview are Wednesdays in Yakima and, if they choose, on Thursday in Ellensburg. Our first interview day was October 22nd. During the recruitment season we meet medical students interested in our osteopathic program participating in the National Matching Service (osteopathic...

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Residency Corner September 2014

Residency Corner September 2014

What is our culture of education at CHCW?  As you know, there has been an effort, in response to the annual employee survey, to better understand what our overall culture is.  As part of that I’ve been tasked with the education culture sub-group.   As I’ve noted on many occasions in this newsletter I have a view of what happens with our CHCW educational activities.  I’ve discussed the varieties of learners we have and who teaches them.  I’ve...

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Affiliations

Affiliations

The Central Washington Family Medicine Residency Program (CWFMR) is a 30 resident family medicine residency program and provides a rich learning experience. Community Health of Central Washington, the program’s sponsor is a funded Teaching Health Center. As such residents learn to provide community based comprehensive and continuous ambulatory care to medically under-served patients representative of the cultural, socio-economic and demographic...

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Full Spectrum Family Medicine

Full Spectrum Family Medicine

The Central Washington Family Medicine Residency Program (CWFMR) is a 30 resident family medicine residency program, which is committed to academic excellence as demonstrated by its affiliation with the nation’s #1 ranked University of Washington Department of Family Medicine and one of the newest osteopathic medical schools, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. Phone (509) 452-4946 Email:...

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