The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine 50th Anniversary Speaker Series continues on April 29, with Daytheon Sturges, MPAS, PA-C, CAHIMS, CHES . His talk, “Their Eyes were and STILL are on the Prize: The Parallel of 50 years of DFM and America’s JEDI History,” outlines pioneering efforts as the UW DFM journeys toward justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Sturges has…

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Mark Your Calendar Telling Your Story: Narrative Medicine (April 21): The second event in WAFP’s Professional Development Series will feature Ben Davis, MD, who will discuss storytelling as a way to communicate and crafting a compelling narrative. The event is free for WAFP members. Register today! 2021 House of Delegates (May 6): Represent your local…

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Join your colleagues for two days of learning. CME credit pending; offered free to WAFP members. Register for one or both days. Click here to register for the May 7 sessions.  Click here to register for the May 8 sessions.  Featured speakers on May 7 include Dr. Tochi Iroku-Malize, AAFP Director, speaking on COVID-19’s long haul effects; Dr.…

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Via AAFP: A new free resource is available for AAFP members who care for patients with chronic pain. The AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit, developed by the Academy with partial funding from a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant and published online in February, provides family physicians with an assortment of items to aid in the…

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The Washington State Health Care Authority is exploring development of a statewide electronic health records system. The first step is survey to ascertain interest and potential viability. The program would aim to offer solutions to providers which have historically been ineligible for federal funding to implement EHRs. HCA’s announcement has more information. If you have…

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Mark Your Calendar 2021 House of Delegates (May 6): Learn more about the upcoming House of Delegates meeting and how you can be involved from WAFP Speaker of the House Jeanne Cawse-Lucas, MD: Sign up to be a delegate today! Sunday, March 7, is the deadline for on-time resolutions. If you need assistance or are…

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Mark Your Calendar Continuing Medical Education (Feb. 20): WAFP will offer approximately five hours of CME on Saturday, Feb. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. In keeping with the WAFP’s focus on helping family physicians, this CME event is free to WAFP members. Scheduled topics include insulin therapy, tackling structural racism, testosterone replacement in men, adult…

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Join us Thursday, May 6, for the 2021 House of Delegates! There is no cost to participate. Registration is now open The House of Delegates is the pre-eminent decision-making body for WAFP; it deliberates Academy policy for the coming year and elects WAFP leadership. If you’re a WAFP member in good standing, you’re eligible to…

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2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1971 founding of the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine. To mark the occasion, the department is planning a monthly virtual speaker series to highlight some of the graduates, alumni, and members of the UW and WWAMI family medicine community as well as their successes and the wisdom they…

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Mark Your Calendar Student and Resident Retreat (Jan. 30 – 31): Sponsored by the Foundation and developed by and for medical students and family medicine residents, this event offers practical clinical skill-building workshops and broadens participants’ knowledge of issues and opportunities in a family medicine specialty. Through a virtual program, speakers will interact with attendees…

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