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September 2017 Newsletter

Posted on September 5, 2017 in Monthly Newsletters, Program News

September 2017 Newsletter

Family Medicine Residents Contribute to the Community The second year medical residents recently completed a one-month Community Medicine rotation. This rotation focuses on resident community and cultural immersion in Central Washington to promote culturally-sensitive healthcare and community collaboration and activism. Part of the rotation experience included work on community improvement projects. Drs. Aldaw, Foster, Ish-Shalom and Turner investigated differences in HPV vaccination rates at five WA clinics (Figure 1). Overall, vaccination...

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Newsletter Aug 2017

Posted on August 8, 2017 in Featured, Program News, slider

Newsletter Aug 2017

Service and Education.  All of us came through an educational system to end up where we are.  As a learner, we don’t often let our teachers know about their impact on us.  Last week I received a letter from a Peace Corps volunteer I met briefly in Togo, West Africa 4 years ago.  Now she is in medical school and wrote to let me know how that brief encounter led to a career change and entry into medical school. You all have these impactful interactions every day with the staff at CHCW. Dr Udell, who directs our medical student rotations,...

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Newsletter July 2017 – Where will they go?

Posted on July 11, 2017 in Program News

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 Pass.  He will join our recent graduate, Sam Hirtle, DO, class of 2015, in the community. Anna Elperin...

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