Newsletter July 2017 – Where will they go?

Newsletter July 2017 –  Where will they go?

Where will they go? It was a pleasure to see many of you at our 24th graduation.  If you missed it, here is the scoop. After three years the 10 members of the class of 2017 will be going off on their own this month, after at least 11 years of schooling and training.  A quick fact:  this class passed a combined 14 board exams. Brad Dekorte – will be returning to his extended family in the Medford, OR. area.  His clinic will be in Grants...

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CWFM Residency Adds New Medical Educator

CWFM Residency Adds New Medical Educator

Gina Many joins residency team as Medical Educator YAKIMA, WA –Central Washington Family Medicine Residency Program, an extension of Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW), is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Gina Many, PhD, as its first medical educator. Dr. Many holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  In addition, she holds a Master’s degree in Exercise...

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Newsletter May 2017

Newsletter May 2017

This month 7 faculty will attended the Society for Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM) annual spring meeting.  STFM is the academic organization for family medicine with nearly 5,000 members.  This will be the 50th anniversary with nearly 2000 attendees expected. The STFM annual meeting has folks from schools across the country – from the University of Washington to University of Minnesota, Harvard to Pikeville, to name just a few.  In that...

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Honoring Choices: Preparing an end-of-life care plan

Honoring Choices: Preparing an end-of-life care plan

The Kittitas County Medical Society (KCMS) supports the recommendation that all adults in Kittitas County have a complete advance end-of-life care plan. To accomplish this, the KCMS would like to support the Honoring Choices program, an initiative of the Washington State Hospital Association and the Washington State Medical Association. The purpose of increasing the number of adults with comprehensive advance end-of-life care plans is to improve...

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Developmental screening, what’s it all about?

Developmental screening, what’s it all about?

By Annaliese Stone, originally published on Daily Record News Developmental screening involves a questionnaire that looks for signs of delay in achieving developmental milestones and identifies children who should have further evaluation for delays or who might benefit from intervention or education services. Developmental milestones are specific activities or behaviors that are seen in other children the same age. These milestones include...

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Letter: Ellensburg rural residency program helps train doctors

Letter: Ellensburg rural residency program helps train doctors

Originally published on Daily Record News To the Editor: Returning from attending the annual Northwest Rural Health Conference, which included the John Anderson Award for outstanding contribution to rural health in the Northwest, I read the Daily Record’s article about Drs. Anderson, Schmitt, and Wise and their service to Upper County communities. Residents in Upper County have been fortunate to have these fine doctors. The article commented...

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