May Newsletter 2018

May Newsletter 2018

What are we training new physicians to do?  What were you trained to do as nurse, medical assistance, or IT?  I can pretty much guarantee what you are doing now is different from what you were trained to do.  Yes, there are some similarities, but the jobs we perform in health care are quite different. 25 years ago we were training family medicine residents to write in paper charts, look up information in the library, and in the really...

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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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