BENEFITS

Regional Connections

Take advantage of region-wide email listservs foster collaboration and share ideas. We also maintain an online resource for all elective rotations available to residents in WWAMI Network programs.

Opportunities for Publications

With your faculty, you will have the opportunity to do evidence reviews to answer questions generated in practice and to write these up for publication in the Journal of Family PracticeAmerican Family Physician, or Evidence-Based Practice through the national Family Physicians Inquiries Network (FPIN).

UW Health Sciences Library Access

Access to hundreds of databases and tens of thousands of eBooks and eJournals online from anywhere in the WWAMI region.

Resource Sharing

Exclusive access to the WWAMI Network’s Digital Resource Library, an indexed collection of materials supporting education, research, and special projects just for our affiliated programs.

Leadership Opportunities

A two-day Chief Resident Development course is offered to incoming Chiefs every Spring. The group gets a chance to meet each other and talk directly and privately to outgoing Chiefs.

WWAMI PRactice OPPORTUNITIES

As you near completion of your residency training, stay informed of practice openings and advanced fellowship training opportunities for family physicians throughout the WWAMI region.

Innovative Models of Care and REsearch

WWAMI residency programs are developing patient centered medical homes in training programs. A residency-based practice research network is active and involves residents at many sites.

Emphasis on Evidence-Based Practice

For the last 15 years we have been training faculty and providing resources to ensure that when there is good evidence you know where to find it and how to apply it to your patients. Each program has developed its own ways to teach EBP and sharing methods is encouraged.

Administration SYSTEMS

Access to New Innovations, a web-based residency administration software suite used all across the Network for scheduling, evaluations, conferences, curricula and other program activities. The system allows programs to learn best practices from each other.

2022 Results of the National Grad Survey Data for the FMRN as Compared to Overall National Data

FMRN grads are more likely to be serving the underserved (practicing in FQHCs, rural health clinics, Indian Health Service sites)

FMRN grads are more likely to see patients in the hospital, in nursing homes, and in patient homes

FMRN grads feel similarly or better prepared than their counterparts for most areas and procedures and are practicing most of them at higher rates

FMRN grads are much more likely to be delivering babies

FMRN grads are satisfied overall

FMRN grads are serving as teachers of medical students, residents, and other health professionals

FMRN grads are more likely to practice in rural areas

More than half are practicing in the state where they trained