Author: Bassi Ebenezer
Don Coerver, PA-C: MEDEX Lifetime Achievement Award 2018
This 9-minute film covers the career of Don Coerver, PA-C, Ph.D., who devoted 20 years of his life to P...A education and was central to the development of the MEDEX Eastern Washington Yakima and Spokane sites. Having touched the lives of over 500 PA students during his distinguished career, Don is recipient of the 2018 MEDEX Lifetime Achievement Award. View the video at http://goo.gl/Y15sXo
Wanted: Researchers and students to participate in research Design and Dissemination Studios (DDS)! NOSORH and Rural PREP are seeking researchers who address t...opics on rural primary care health profession education OR students in a rural primary care education or training program. The DDS are events in which communities participate in the design of research and then help interpret and disseminate the results.
To learn more, click here: https://nosorh.org/rural-prep-and-nosorh-offering-two-desi…/
Check out these great photos from UW CHWS and WWAMI RHRC at the NW Rural Health Conference!
Check out our report on "Interprofessional Primary Care Course Curriculum and Evaluation" featured in the the latest Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Family Medicine Journal: http://bit.ly/2tsukvg
Congratulations to Sue Skillman on being awarded the WA Rural Health Association Leah Layne Memorial Health Leadership Award! This award recognizes the late Leah Layne, a long-time campaigner and activist on behalf of rural health. Recipients have demonstrated leadership skills and exemplify Leah’s spirit, vision, foresight, and dedication in the field of rural health. Please congratulate Sue on this well deserved honor!
We know, as nurses, you are asked to take a lot of surveys. The short survey from the University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies and WCN is ne...w and different. Its focus is to help nurses in Washington, now and in the future. By taking this survey, you will provide us with information that will help us identify how to support you with education, career advancement, and job satisfaction. Enter to win 1 of 50 $30 gift cards. Survey closes March 8. Check your email or mail for invitation to participate.
REMINDER! DFM Research Seminar today, Feb. 6 from 12-1pm presented by Morhaf Al Achkar, MD on "Exploring perceptions and experiences of patients who have chronic pain as state prescription opioid policies change: a qualitative study" http://bit.ly/2nO6Bzz
Check out this Society of Teachers of Family Medicine article from UWFM Residency Professor Ying Zhang and Pharmacy Resident Crystal Zhou on Integrating an Interdisciplinary Hepatitis C Virus Curriculum Into a Family Medicine Residency: http://bit.ly/2DSJdfj
You Have To Do Something Extraordinary
A native of Russia, Olga Pavlova-Rios went through six years of medical education at a prestigious medical academy in St.... Petersburg before moving to the US for love. This meant starting over in a new country, with the MEDEX Northwest physician assistant training program as the entry point for an equivalent career. Read more at https://goo.gl/ouPqUd
UWFM's Dr. Heather Tick is lead on white paper considering alternatives to opioids in UW Medicine Newsroom article: http://bit.ly/2GsGsi7
Tent City 3 at the University of Washington: Learning from Lived Experience
Near the end of 2016, UW President Ana Mari Cauce welcomed the residents of the Tent... City 3 encampment to a UW campus site for a 3-month period. One year later, Lois Thetford, PA-C examines our campus community’s collective response to this event, and engagement with our homeless neighbors. View the 8-minute video at https://goo.gl/cSC1ik
For the second year in a row, MEDEX Northwest is offering MEDEX Course 580: Homelessness in Seattle. This 10-week course is designed as an interprofessional training opportunity for students in the health professions. For more information about the syllabus, speakers and registration, go to the official course website at http://depts.washington.edu/medex/homeless/