Profile

Samantha Pollack
Research Scientist
Research
sampo@uw.edu
(206) 543-9321

Biography

Samantha (Sam) supports the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) and Rural Primary care Research, Education, and Practice (Rural PREP). She collaborates with lead investigators and other researchers in all phases of research, including developing and managing study work plans, drafting and managing study protocols in collaboration with a project team, obtaining Institutional Review Board reviews, collecting data and preparing it for analysis, maintaining databases, conducting analyses, and reporting findings. Her previous work includes research on diversity in medical education at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and prenatal maternal health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


 

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

Bacci JL, Pollack SW, Skillman SM, Odegard PS, Danielson JH, Frogner BK. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Community Pharmacy Workforce Medical Care Research and Review 0(0) 10-13-2023

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

Pollack SW, Skillman SM, Mroz TM, Frogner BK. Medical Assistants’ Telehealth Roles and Skills in Primary Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington 05-18-2023

Lee D, Pollack SM, Mroz T, Frogner BK, Skillman SM. Disability competency training in medical education Medical Education Online 28(1) 2207773 05-06-2023

 

CHWS Presentations

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Bacci J, Pollack SW, Skillman SM. Community Pharmacy Workforce’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM), Seattle, WA

Bacci J, Pollack SW, Skillman SM. Community pharmacy workforce's response to the COVID-19 pandemic Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Health Workforce Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

Pollack SW. The Emergency Medical Services and Community Paramedic Workforces Respond to COVID-19 Department of Family Medicine 50th Anniversary Annual Fair and Scholarship Forum

Pollack SW. Training Occupational Therapy Practitioners for the Behavioral Health Workforce Department of Family Medicine 50th Anniversary Annual Fair and Scholarship Forum

Pollack SW, Patterson DG, van Eijk M, Stubbs BA, Hanson C. “EMS Providers Are Masters of the Workaround”: The Emergency Medical Services and Community Paramedic Workforces Respond to COVID-19 AAMC 2021 Group on Diversity and Inclusion and Health Workforce Research Joint Virtual Conference

 

RHRC Publications

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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

Patterson DG, Shipman SA, Pollack SW, Andrilla CHA, Schmitz D, Evans D, Peterson LE, Longenecker R. Growing a Rural Family Physician Workforce: The Contributions of Rural Background and Rural Place of Residency Training Health Serv Res 1‐7 05-09-2023

Pollack SW, Andrilla CHA, Peterson LE, Morgan ZJ, Longenecker R, Schmitz D, Evans D, DG Patterson. Rural versus urban family medicine residency scope of training and practice Fam Med 01-26-2023

Peterson LE, Morgan ZJ, Andrilla CHA, Pollack SW, Longenecker R, Schmitz D, Evans D, Patterson DG. Academic achievement and competency in rural and urban family medicine residents Fam Med 01-26-2023