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 is ACGME Accredited with Osteopathic Recognition

CWFMR is ACGME Accredited with Osteopathic Recognition

CWFMR has been dually accredited since 2005, the oldest dually accredited program in WWAMI. For years our osteopathic residents have graduated, and will graduate, with dual board certification. As such, we’ve always been on the forefront of osteopathic education, and lead the way in Washington State being the first program with ACGME accreditation and Osteopathic Recognition. Being on the front edge does make us different at times. ...

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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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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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Interns

Interns

Our scheduling protocol adheres strictly to resident duty hours rules. Inpatient service work is scheduled in shifts with mandatory time off between shifts, allowing adequate time off for residents to rest.  Clinic call is easily covered from home as residents are provided with smart phones, laptop computers and 24/7 access to our electronic medical records system. The hospitals and CHCW’s Family Medicine Clinics are centrally located – within...

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