PostGres Profile Detail – Faculty

Davis G Patterson
Research Associate Professor
Research
davisp@uw.edu
(206)-543-1892

Biography

Davis Patterson, PhD, is a sociologist and Research Associate Professor in the University of Washington (UW) Department of Family Medicine in Seattle, Washington. He is Director of the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center and and Deputy Director, Health Equity, in the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies. His research seeks to inform policy to improve rural and under-resourced populations’ access to healthcare. His work focuses on the health workforce, examining educational pathways to prepare, recruit, and retain health care practitioners and innovative workforce models to achieve health equity. He is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Belize), an avid traveler, and fluent in Spanish.


 

CHWS Publications

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Pollack SW, Guenther GA, Stubbs BA, Patterson DG, Frogner BK, Skillman SM. Characteristics of the Current Dental Assistant and Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary Workforces in Washington State Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington 05-20-2024

Patterson DG, van Eijk MS, Pollack SW, Stubbs B, Hanson C. The EMS and Community Paramedic Workforces Respond to COVID-19 Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington 06-01-2023

Frogner BK, Patterson DG, Skillman SM. The workforce needed to address population health Milbank Quarterly 101(S1): 841-865 05-17-2023

Kett PM, Bekemeier B, Patterson DG, Schaffer K. Competencies, training needs, and turnover among rural compared with urban local public health practitioners: 2021 public health workforce interests and needs survey American Journal of Public Health 113, 689_699 05-17-2023

Al Achkar M, Dahal A, Frogner BK, Skillman SM, Patterson DG. Integrating Immigrant Health Professionals into the U.S. Healthcare Workforce: Barriers and Solutions J Immigrant Minority Health 04-21-2023

 

CHWS Presentations

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Weidner A, Evans D, Patterson DG, Spencer R. Recruitment of Residents to Rural Programs: Early Outcomes of RRPD Cohort 1 Rural Medical Education Collaborative 2024 Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC

Patterson DG, Longenecker RL, Bell D. The Emerging Landscape of Rural Residency Training: Defining Program Types and Assessing Their Value Rural Medical Education Collaborative 2024 Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC

Patterson DG, Longenecker RL, Bell D. A Typology of Rural Residency Training to Support Educational Research and Prospective Applicants Social Mission Alliance Conference 2024, Durham, NC

Patterson DG. What is "Rural"? Rural PRO-CARE Annual Meeting 2024, Poulsbo, WA

Patterson DG, Jonk Y, Duncan J. The State of Rural EMS: Challenges and Opportunities National Rural Health Association Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.

 

RHRC Publications

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Andrilla CHA, Patterson DG, Burchim SE, Dunn JA, Keppel GA, Miller SG, Woolcock SC. Rural Communities Opioids Response Program (RCORP) WWAMI RHRC 02-22-2024

Larson EH, Oster NV, Jopson AD, Andrilla CHA, Pollack SW, Patterson DG. Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Training Experiences for Physician Assistants J Physician Assist Educ 09-01-2023

Longenecker R, Oster NV, Peterson L, Andrilla CHA, Schmitz DF, Evans DV, Morgan ZJ, Pollack SW, Patterson DG. A Match Made in Rural: Interpreting Match Rates and Exploring Best Practices Family Medicine April 2023 04-01-2023

Schmitz DF, Casapulla S, Patterson DG, Longenecker R. Building Rural Primary Care Research by Connecting Rural Programs Annals of Family Medicine Feb;21(Suppl 2) 02-01-2023

Cole A, Andrilla CHA, Patterson DG, Davidson S, Mendoza J. Measuring the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health Behaviors and Health Care Utilization in Rural and Urban Patients with Cancer and Cancer Survivors Cancer Research Communications 02-07-2023

 

RHRC Presentations

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Patterson DG. Implementation of the New Rural Emergency Hospital model: potential workforce impacts National Rural Health Association Conference, San Diego, CA

Patterson DG. The Contributions of Geographic Origin vs. Place of Training to Family Physicians’ Practice National Rural Health Association Conference, San Diego, CA

Patterson DG. Growing the Rural Health Workforce: New Findings on Needs and Solutions Keynote address at the Rural Health Workforce Development Conference, Columbia, MO

Mroz TM, Garberson LA, Andrilla CHA, Skillman SM, Patterson DG. Quality of post-acute care for rural Medicare beneficiaries: Comparing urban and rural skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

Andrilla CHA, Patterson DG, Woolcock S. Tracking trends in the workforce treating opioid use disorders with buprenorphine National Rural Health Association 44th Annual Rural Health Conference / Online