Caring for communities in the Pacific Northwest
A community-based residency serving, and training to serve, the primary care needs of Northwest Washington.
Mission, Vision and Educational Goals
We train Family Physicians to be compassionate leaders of multidisciplinary teams providing full-spectrum, evidence-based care in remote settings and areas with varied levels of resources.
To be recognized nationally as a program with commitment to patient-centered, evidence-based, service-oriented family medicine using innovative training methods for patient care.
We train Family Physicians to:
I. Provide comprehensive care for patients with a broad range of medical conditions across the spectrum of acute illness, chronic illness and preventive health planning
II. Use evidence-based, cost-conscious decision-making for diagnosis and management of patients
III. Lead multidisciplinary teams within the Patient-centered Medical Home in rural and underserved areas of the Pacific Northwest
IV. Communicate efficiently and compassionately during patient, family and community encounters
V. Use leading-edge technology for the benefit of their patients and their communities
VI. Be effective and efficient lifelong learners
VII. Assume medical leadership and community services roles in local communities, in the Pacific Northwest, and in the nation