Upcoming Grand Rounds
March 13th, 2024
Integrative Medicine Modalities in Primary Care
Debra Bell, MD
Dr. Bell is a board certified family physician and has over 35 years of experience in integrative medicine. As an integrative medicine family physician, Dr. Bell sees people of all ages for most health concerns and has a particular interest in women’s health. She considers nutrition, lifestyle changes and mental and spiritual health as the foundation to well being. She has expertise in herbal medicine and the use of vitamins, and supplements, nutrition, mind-body medicine, health and spirituality and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy.
Nikki Gentile, MD, PhD
Nikki is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and is the Primary Care Medical Director of the Post-COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery Clinic at the University of Washington. She is a practicing family physician and Long COVID specialist. Nikki’s research centers around investigating long COVID-related pain and potential treatments; including a clinical trial to explore acupuncture treatment for Long COVID with the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. She is a site co-investigator for the CDC-funded INSPIRE Registry, a multi-center, longitudinal cohort examining predictors of long-term consequences of COVID-19, and co-leads an AHRQ U18 grant to improve care access for underserved patients with Long COVID. She is a sought-after speaker at national forums and was recognized by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) as a Long COVID frontline clinical expert, recently participating on the panel to assist in re-defining Long COVID.
Janna L. Friedly, MD, MPH
Dr. Friedly is a board-certified physiatrist, clinician scientist Professor and Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Friedly received her undergraduate degree in 1994 from Stanford University and her medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University in 2001. She completed her residency training in Physical Medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Washington in 2005. Following residency, she completed her RMSTP K12 fellowship focusing on health services research related to low back pain. She also received her Master of Public Health from George Washington University in 2020. Her research career has focused on conducting patient centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research related to chronic pain conditions and disability. She has received funding from the NIH, DOD, AHRQ, and CDC for a wide range of research studies including research related to back pain, limb loss and most recently long COVID. She also has served as the editor in chief of the PM&R, the official journal of the American Academy of PM&R since 2019. She currently is the Vice Chair of the Washington State Health Technology Committee, which evaluates evidence for diagnostic tests and treatments to make coverage decisions for the state of Washington. She has an extensive record of grant writing, peer review and editorial experience, grant review experience and mentorship. In April, 2020, she shifted her clinical practice from limb loss rehabilitation to found and direct the UW Medicine Post COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery Clinic, the only multidisciplinary long COVID clinic in the state of Washington outside of the VA system. She currently serves as the executive director of UW Medicine’s Post-COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery Clinic.
May 8th, 2024
Wellness and Burnout Prevention
Dr. Anne Browning
Anne Browning, PhD is the Associate Dean for Well-Being at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Throughout the COVID19 pandemic, Anne has supported the well-being of our healthcare team members and their families through a holistic approach to crisis response. As the founding Director of the UW Resilience Lab, Anne is leveraging resilience and compassion training to help develop healthy coping mechanism in our community in response to the increase stressors we all are facing.
Dr. Renee Crichlow – June 12th, 2024
Advocacy, Health Policy and Equity Followed by in-person extended session Q+A
Dr. Jackie Raetz
Dr. Raetz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine. She teaches UW Family Medicine residents and sees primary care patients at the Harborview Family Medicine clinic. She is also the Co-Principal Investigator of the CDC project which provides funding for Cognition in Primary Care. She is an associate program director at the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency. As a geriatrics-trained family physician she has been teaching residents, fellows, and medical students how to care for older patients for over 15 years. In addition to her outpatient Family Medicine clinical practice at Harborview, she provides nursing home care through Harborview Post-Acute Care Services and inpatient palliative care at UW Medical Center.
The Role of Family Medicine in Reducing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the United States
January 10th, 2024
Emily M. Godfrey, MD MPH is a Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington. She is a practicing family physician, with a clinical focus on women’s healthcare and a Research Section faculty member. Emily has developed a robust research portfolio around women’s health issues with funding from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), Society of Family Planning (SFP), industry and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is the co-founder of a nationally recognized patient-engaged research organization: Cystic Fibrosis Reproductive and Sexual Health Collaborative (CFReSHC.org). She is the author of more than 250 publications, scholarly works and conference presentations, covering comprehensive reproductive health, including groundbreaking early abortion services in primary care. She is one of the nation’s leading experts in family planning and primary care and has spoken considerably about her research with the media, including Time Magazine, NBC news and the Washington Post.
Colbey Ricklefs, MD, MPH (he/him) is a family physician and recent alum of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Program where he based at Harborview. He is currently a clinical fellow in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. He is interested in helping patients of all ages live their truest and queerest lives, including providing gender-affirming care and pre-exposure prophylaxis to HIV.
Dr. Siegart is a third year resident at the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency. They have clinical interests in transgender healthcare, political advocacy, and chronic illness management. They have completed curriculum development projects on transgender healthcare and were awarded the Emerging Leadership Institute Best Project Award for their work in this realm.
Misbah Keen, MD, MBI, MPH, joined the University of Washington in 2007 after practicing full-spectrum family medicine for five years in Othello, WA. As the Executive Vice Chair of Family Medicine, Dr. Keen’s primary responsibilities are academic leadership, especially expanding the department’s clinical enterprise, medical student, and PA education. Dr. Keen has been an investor for over 25 years and serves as the Vice-Chair and a Fiduciary of the University of Washington Physicians-Children’s University Medical Group (UWP-CUMG) Retirement and Benefits Committee. The committee takes a proactive role in ensuring that UWP-CUMG provides diversified and cost-effective investment products. In his free time, Dr. Keen enjoys traveling, especially visiting our great National Parks, and his goal is to have visited (at least one overnight stay) all 50 states by 2025. He is a so-so golfer but intends to explore why so-so golfers make better physicians.View SLides
Dr Danielson was the medical director for a community pediatric clinic for two decades. He continues to promote the well-being of young people by trying to catalyze efforts to end youth incarceration. Dr Danielson works with entities at the community, local, state and national level to promote equity. He has benefitted from co-conspiring with brilliant youth and an abundance of compassionate people and he realizes he is often the least useful member of the circles he joins. He has been married to the love of his life for 17 years who, for some reason, agreed to marry him.
Bianca K. Frogner, PhD, Professor and Director of Center for Health Workforce Studies, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
September 13th 2023
Health Workforce Challenges in the Post-COVID Era
Bianca Kiyoe Frogner, PhD is a health economist and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Director of the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) in the School of Medicine at University of Washington (UW). She is an appointed member of Washington state’s Health Care Cost Transparency Board. Dr. Frogner gave testimony to the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee of the US House Ways and Means Committee and served on an Institute of Medicine Consensus Study Committee on Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health. Dr. Frogner’s has produced over 150 publications including peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reports. She has delivered over 250 scholarly presentations and has appeared in media outlets including CNN, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Vox, and Politico.
Timothy Hoff, PhD Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy Northeastern University Visiting Associate Fellow and Associate Scholar, University of Oxford
August 9th 2023
The Why and How of Creating a Sustainable Family Medicine Career
Timothy Hoff, Ph.D. is Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is an Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Green-Templeton College, and an Associate Scholar at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. His most recent book is Searching for the Family Doctor: Primary Care on the Brink, published by Johns Hopkins University Press (2022). Previous books on the primary care system include Practice Under Pressure (2010) and Next in Line (2017). Before going into academia, Dr. Hoff worked for a decade in primary care practice administration and as a health care consultant.