Congratulations to the winners of the Annual Scientific Assembly Poster Session!

This year, the Academy sponsored a Poster Competition, with the aim of stimulating scholarship by medical students and family medicine residents. This event provides a venue to share innovative and effective educational programs. It also hopes to support conversations and networking among medical students and residents, and with WAFP members.

Please see the winning submissions below:

First Place – Case Series

Long-Term Buprenorphine Treatment for Loperamide Use Disorder: A Case Series by Jessica Brar

First Place – Quality Improvement

“Exercise is Medicine” in Primary Care: A Provider Education Study at the University of Washington by Justin Kappel

First Place – Clinical Research

Evaluation of factors contributing to long absences at a low-barrier buprenorphine clinic in Olympia, WA  by Rini Kasinathan

First Place – Education Research

The Breastfeeding Challenge: Improving Providers’ Breastfeeding Knowledge and Comfort through a Multi-Departmental Lactation Education Workshop by Maria Farmer

Second Place – Quality Improvement

Implementing translated result letter templates to improve result communication with limited English proficiency (LEP) Patients: A Quality Improvement Project by Jose Flores-Rodarte

Second Place – Clinical Research

Community Organizing: A Novel Approach to Identifying Healthcare Needs by Katie Schmidt

Second Place – Education Research

Physicians and Substance Use Disorder by Shanette Bruce

Second Place – Case Series

Intrapartum Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT): A Non-invasive Method for Enhancing Labor & Delivery by Chelsea Clarke

Third Place – Case Series

Success with buprenorphine at a low-barrier clinic after discharge from a clinic with stricter policies by Peter Loeffler

Third Place – Quality Improvement

Improving Low-Dose Aspirin Use for Pre-Eclampsia Prevention in a Community Health Center by Jenna Schmidt

Third Place – Clinical Research

Reducing Social Isolation to Decrease Hospital Readmissions in Chelan, WA by Gailynn Sybrandy