2022 DFM Award Winners

The UW Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 DFM Awards! Family Medicine attracts exceptional faculty and staff who have made remarkable contributions to the department, to the specialty, and to their communities. We are thrilled to honor these individuals and teams in the following award categories:

Administrative Excellence – Clinical Service Excellence – Educational Excellence – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Excellence – Leadership Excellence – Research & Scholarship Excellence 

Find more information about the DFM Awards program online. 


Julie Anne Black
UW Northgate Clinic

Administrative Excellence

Timothy DeBlieck, MD
Full Circle Health, Boise, ID

Educational Excellence

Bianca K. Frogner, PhD
UW DFM Research

Research & Scholarship Excellence

Full Circle Health Clinicians
Full Circle Health, Boise, ID

Clinical Service Excellence

Daytheon Sturges, Ph.D., MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, CAHIMS, CHES®
UW DFM MEDEX Northwest

Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI) Excellence

Ying Zhang, MD MPH
UW DFM Residency

Leadership Excellence