PostGres Profile Detail – Faculty

Tomoko Sairenji
Associate Professor
Medical Student Education


Dr. Sairenji is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington, and is the Director of Career Advising, faculty advisor for the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG), and is the Olympic College Head and faculty mentor for the University of Washington School of Medicine. She provides outpatient care at UWP Northgate Clinic and attends on the inpatient service at UWMC Northwest Hospital. Dr. Sairenji graduated from Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan, and did a 2-year junior residency at Aso-Iizuka Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan. She then came to the US and she completed her Family Medicine residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, where she also served as Chief Resident. Following residency, Dr. Sairenji completed a two-year in Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, which included being a visiting scholar at the American Board of Family Medicine, Lexington, KY, and was awarded a Master of Science in Medical Education.



Kost A, Phillips JP, Polverento ME, Kovar-Gough I, Morley CP, Prunuske J, Wendling AL, Sairenji T The Influence of Role Modeling and Mentorship on Primary Care Career Choice: What Can Be Gleaned From 30 Years of Research?. Family Medicine. Jul 2022

Sairenji T, Kost A, Prunuske J, Wendling AL, Morley CP, Polverento ME, Young V, Phillips JP The Impact of Family Medicine Interest Groups and Student-Run Free Clinics on Primary Care Career Choice: A Narrative Synthesis. Family Medicine. Jul 2022

de la Cruz MSD, Sairenji T, Stumbar SE, Babalola D, Chessman AW Curricular Recommendations for a National Family Medicine Subinternship: A Qualitative Analysis From Multiple Stakeholders. Fam Med. Nov 2021

Sairenji T,Collins KL, Evans DV, An Update on Inflammatory Bowel Disease.. Prim Care. Nov 2017

Sairenji T, Dai M, Eden AR, Peterson LE, Mainous AG 3rd Fellowship or Further Training for Family Medicine Residents?. Fam Med. Sep 2017

Sairenji T, Wilson SA, D'Amico F, Peterson LE Training Family Medicine Residents to Perform Home Visits: A CERA Survey.. J Grad Med Educ. Feb 2017

Sairenji T,Jetty A, Peterson LE, Shifting Patterns of Physician Home Visits.. J Prim Care Community Health. Nov 2015