Integrating behavioral health in primary care practices
Kari Stephens, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Research Informatics in the department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington, recently spoke with Healio Primary Care about the Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Cross-Model Framework, published in Translational Behavioral Medicine, that she and fellow researchers developed to support behavioral health in primary care clinics. [...]Read more
UWFMR is now accepting AY21-22 Global Health Fellowship Applications
The University of Washington Family Medicine Global Health Fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. Currently, The University of Washington only considers applicants who have trained in family medicine residencies.
Register now for the 2020 Advances in Family Medicine & Primary Care course!
This is the 48th year that the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine is offering educational opportunities for family medicine and primary care health care providers. Each year, the goal is to provide current information about practice skills and the diagnosis and management of a broad array of primary [...]Read more
Meeting the Need For COVID-19 Test Kits: Pivoting From Seattle Flu Study (SFS) & Developing New Rapid Tests
Dr. Lutz’s group, in partnership with Dr. Matthew Thompson, UW professor of family medicine and global health, has been working to develop home-based testing for the pandemic response as part of the multi-institution Seattle Flu Study (SFS). When COVID-19 arrived in Seattle, SFS pivoted to become the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) to officially serve [...]Read more
Family Medicine Newsletter – May 2020
We are thrilled to share the next edition of our Family Medicine newsletter. Amid these stressful and difficult times, our work continues in new ways. Read updates from our sections, recognition and awards, new publications, and more.Read more