New STFM article by Residency Professor Ying Zhang and Pharmacy Resident Crystal Zhou

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine logoThrough Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) and other primary care implementation projects, studies have shown that treatment of hepatitis C by primary care clinicians has been both safe and effective. However, previous studies have not focused on family medicine provisions of hepatitis C treatment and training residents within family medicine residency clinics for hepatitis C management. There has been intent to build hepatitis C treatment training into family medicine residencies nationwide; however, this need is still unmet. The University of Washington’s (UW) Harborview Medical Center (HMC) Family Medicine Clinic (FMC) in Seattle, Washington incorporates a primary care-based model for treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Read the full article here.