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Newsletter March 2018

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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 in Central Washington is a bipartisan issue – all of Washington State’s federal representatives to...

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Newsletter February 2018

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Newsletter February 2018

Little old Yakima.  It’s nice to live in a quiet city, a bit off the beaten path.  But when we peek under the surface there is much going on. You’d think research would be at a university or college, but research that affects patients’ lives is going on and has been done in our clinics.  Much of this work is slow and takes years to impact practice.  Unlike university based research, our research work almost always has a direct impact on the care of patients. Among the faculty there are several completed and ongoing research projects.  Dr...

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Newsletter January 2018

Posted by on December 28, 2017 in Monthly Newsletters, News, Program News | Comments Off on Newsletter January 2018

Newsletter January 2018

CHCW’s mission of service and education has been a staple from the organization’s inception.  From running a FM residency for 25 years, to welcoming students from a number of medical disciplines, CHCW continues to supply the Yakima community, Washington State, and the nation with the future of primary care. Two years ago this winter, Drs. Maples and Maier and I set out on a journey to bring another formal training program to CHCW: a psychology training program. While we have a rich history of informally Behavioral Health training, this...

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