Research & Scholarship

As an organization, the FMRN supports our programs in their research and scholarship pursuits.

We also gather data on our programs to put together a view of what’s happening in the region. For more information, contact our Research Consultant, Amanda Weidner.

Publications & Articles from the FMRN Office

Hawes E, Holmes M, Fraher E, Zamierowski A, Pauwels J, Sanner L, Rains J, Page C,. New Opportunities for Expanding Rural Graduate Medical Education to Improve Rural Health Outcomes: Implications of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Academic Medicine 97(9):p 1259-1263, September 2022.

Hawes E, Weidner A, Page C, Longenecker R, Pauwels J, Crane S, Chen F, Fraher E. A Roadmap to Rural Residency Program Development Journal of Graduate Medical Education. JGME. 2020; in press.


Weidner A, Phillips RL, Fang B, Peterson LE. Burnout and Scope of Practice in New Family Physicians. Ann Fam Med. 2018; 16(3):200-205.

Weidner A, Chen FM, Peterson LE. Developing the National Family Medicine Graduate Survey. JGME. 2017; 9(5):570-573.

Weidner A, Stevens NS, Shih G.  Associations Between Program Level Abortion Training and Graduate Preparation For And Provision of Reproductive Care. Fam Med. 2019; 51(9):750-755.

Weidner A, Chen FM. Changes in Preparation and Practice Patterns Among New Family Physicians. Ann Fam Med. 2019; 17(1): 46-48.

Raetz J, Osborn J. Nursing Home Practice Among Recent Family Medicine Residency Graduates. Fam Med. 2013; 45(8):576-579.

Cole AM, Doescher M, Phillips WR, Ford P, Stevens NG. Satisfaction of Family Physicians Working in Community Health Centers. JABFM. 2012; 25(4): 470-476.

Morris CG, Johnson B, Kim S, Chen F. Training Family Physicians in Community Health Centers: A Health Workforce Solution. Fam Med. 2008; 40(4):271-276.

Chen F, Huntington J, Kim S, Phillips WR, Stevens NG. Prepared But Not Practicing: Declining Pregnancy Care Among Recent Family Medicine Residency Graduates. Fam Med. 2006; 38(6):423-426.

West PA, Norris TE, Gore EJ, Baldwin LM, Hart LG.  The Geographic and Temporal Patterns of Residency-Trained Family Physicians: University of Washington Family Practice Residency Network. JABFP. 1996; 9(2):100-108.

Cole AM, Chen FM, Ford PA, Phillips WR, Stevens NG. Rewards and Challenges of Community Health Center Practice. J Prim Care Community Health. 2014; 5(2): 148-151.

Kim S, Phillips WR, Stevens NG. Family practice training over the first 26 years: a cross-sectional survey of graduates of the Univ of WA Family Practice Residency Network. Acad Med. 2003; 78(9):918-25

Vincent C, Kim S, Schneeweiss R, Stevens NG. Documenting procedures and deliveries during family practice residency: A survey of graduates’ experiences, preferences, and recommendations. Fam Med. 2003;35(4):264-8

Chen F, Weidner A, Ormsby M, Maier R. Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program Outcomes in a Family Medicine Residency Network. Fam Med. 2023;55(2):75-80.

Weidner A, Ormsby M, Shih, G. What’s Worth Doing in Virtual Recruitment? A Regional Survey of Program Directors and Incoming Interns. Fam Med. 2022;54(10):784-790.

Weidner A, Gilles R, Seehusen D. Residency Scholarship Within Practice-Based Research Networks. Fam Med. 2020; 52(2):91-96.

Stutzman K, Karpen RR, Naidoo P, Toevs SE, Weidner A, Baker E, Schmitz D.  Support for Rural Practice: Female Physicians and the Life-Career Interface. Rural Rem Health. 2020; 20:5341.

Weidner A, Pauwels J, McGuire M, Davis A. Collaboration Between ACGME and AOA Programs to Enhance Success in the Single Accreditation System: A Process Paper. JAOA. 2017; 117(11):1-7.



Scholarship from the FMRN Programs

View the full list of our programs’ 2022 STFM Presentations

View the full list of our programs’ 2022 RLS Presentations


Amanda Weidner

Amanda Weidner, MPH
Research Consultant