PostGRES Profile Detail – Staff

Amanda Weidner
Research Consultant
WWAMI Network
(206) 221-4108


Amanda Weidner, MPH has worked in academic family medicine research and administration for over a decade. In her current position with the UW Department of Family Medicine, she oversees the data and research efforts of the WWAMI Family Medicine Residency Network. She also supports the Network’s strategic planning process, many of the projects born from this process, and the professional development for the residency program directors. Amanda serves as lead staff in the Network’s role as the Western Hub of the Technical Assistance Centers for the HRSA Rural Residency Planning and Development grant program and the HRSA Teaching Health Center Planning and Development grant program. In addition to her role at the UW, Ms. Weidner is the Executive Director of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine, the organization representing academic departments of family medicine at medical schools and academic health systems across the country. Her dual roles allow for insights from around the country alongside a detailed understanding of residency education.



Weidner A, Ormsby M, Shih G  What’s worth doing in virtual recruitment? A regional survey of program directors and incoming interns. Family Medicine. Nov 2022

Thomson C, Zhang Y, Weidner A, Summit AK, Miles C, Cole A, Shih G Accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Outside of Primary Care: A Survey of Patients in Rural and Urban Settings. Contraception. Oct 2022

Miles C, Weidner A, Summit AK, Thomson CJ, Zhang Y, Cole AM, Shih G Patient opinions on sexual and reproductive health services in primary care in rural and urban clinics. Contraception. Oct 2022

Weidner A Reflections on the Four Pillars and Our Progress Toward Increased Student Interest in Family Medicine. Family Medicine. Jul 2022

Zhang Y, Moore TE, Weidner A, Nguyen V, Longenecker RL, Schmitz D, Bergeson K, Evans DV Exploration of Remote Didactics at Rural Family Medicine Training Programs. Family Medicine. May 2022

McCoy EE, Weidner AKH, Benson LS, Darney BG, Prager SW Practice change following an interdepartmental training on early pregnancy loss management in the emergency department. Cogent Public Health. Apr 2022

Weidner A, Elwood S, Thacker EE, Furst W, Partington L, Asif IM, Zazove P, Johnson TM 2nd, Okuyemi K, Gilchrist V Roles of Academic Writers in a Department: Benefits, Structures, and Funding. Family Medicine. Jan 2022

Weidner A, Elliott T, Franko J CAFM Sets Goals for Diversity of Leaders & Faculty. Ann Fam Med. Jan 2022

Weidner A, McGuire M, Stutzman K, Glass J, Stevens NG The Interests of Family Medicine Residents in Future Faculty Positions Across the Senior Year. J Med Educ Curric Dev. Nov 2021

Hawes E, Fraher E, Crane S, Weidner A, Wittenberg H, Pauwels J, Longenecker R, Chen F, Page CP  Rural Residency Training as a Strategy to Address Rural Health Disparities: Barriers to Expansion and Possible Solution. J Grad Med Educ. Aug 2021

Zhang Y, Sheth S, Weidner AK, Egwuatu P, Webb L, Shih G Immediate Postpartum IUD Training Within a Regional Network of Family Medicine Residencies. PRiMER. Jul 2021

Weidner A, Clements DS CAFM Leadership Demographics. Ann Fam Med. Mar 2021

Weidner A, Peterson LE, Mainous AG, Ewigman B Attitudes and Perceptions of Research Among US Family Medicine Department Chairs. Family Medicine. Feb 2021

Franko J, Muramoto M, Weidner A Ongoing Consideration of Growing the Leadership for the Discipline. Ann Fam Med. Jan 2021

Mullen R, Weidner A, Liaw W, Mainous AG, Hester C, Goodyear-Smith F, Nease D, Schneider FD, Ewigman B Family medicine research capacity in the USA.. Family Practice. Nov 2020

Davis A, Weidner A, Moretz J, Holland N, Bortz B, Martinez-Guijosa A The COVID-19 Pandemic and Silver Linings for Patient-Centered Care. Ann Fam Med. Nov 2020

Davis A, Gilchrist V, Moretz J, Weidner A, Grumbach K, Holland N What ADFM Learned From Bringing a Public Member Onto Its Board of Directors. Ann Fam Med. Sep 2020

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. J Grad Med Educ. Aug 2020

Roett M, Weidner A Introducing the Best Practice Guide for Strategic Planning to Increase Student Choice of Family Medicine. Ann Fam Med. Mar 2020

Weidner A, Gilles R, Seehusen D Residency Scholarship Within Practice-Based Research Networks. Family Medicine. Feb 2020

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 and Remote Health. Jan 2020

Weidner A, Perkins A, Gilchrist V What Does Population Health Mean To You in Your Institution?. Ann Fam Med. Nov 2019

Weidner A, Stevens NS, Shih G Associations Between Program Level Abortion Training and Graduate Preparation For And Provision of Reproductive Care. Family Medicine. Oct 2019

Weidner A, Puffer J, Okuemi K, Doubeni C Progress on a Pilot Program of Research Career Development During Residency. Ann Fam Med. Sep 2019

Weidner A, Franko J, Davis A, Muramoto M ADFM LEADS Fellowship: Leadership Education for Academic Development and Success. Ann Fam Med. Jul 2019

Weidner A, Zweig S, Iroku-Malize T, Arenson C, Davis A Rebuilding After the Flood: Highlights from the 2019 ADFM Winter Meeting. Ann Fam Med. May 2019

Weidner A, Grumbach K, Gilchrist V, Zweig S, Davis A. What’s in a Name? Departments of Family Medicine and …. . Ann Fam Med. Mar 2019

Weidner A, Peterson LE, Mainous AG 3rd, Datta A, Ewigman B The Current State of Research Capacity in US Family Medicine Departments. Family Medicine. Feb 2019

Weidner A, Chen FM Changes in Preparation and Practice Patterns Among New Family Physicians. Ann Fam Med. Jan 2019

Harris GD, Jeremiah M, Davis A, Greenberg G, Weidner A Alternative Payment Models in Departments of Family Medicine: Our Journey Toward the Quadruple Aim. Ann Fam Med. Nov 2018

Weidner A, Davis A Influencing medical student choice of primary care worldwide: international application of the four pillars for primary care physician workforce. Isr J Health Policy Res. Sep 2018

Weidner A, Phillips RL, Fang B, Peterson LE Burnout and Scope of Practice in New Family Physicians. Ann Fam Med. May 2018

Weidner A, Alexander C, Grumbach K, Gilchrist V, Davis A, Noland P. Where We’ve Been & Where We Want to Go: ADFM’s 40th Birthday Meeting. Ann Fam Med. May 2018

Pauwels J, Weidner A The Cost of Family Medicine Residency Training: Impacts of Federal and State Funding. Family Medicine. Feb 2018

Weidner A, Chen FM, Peterson LE Developing the National Family Medicine Graduate Survey. J Grad Med Educ. Oct 2017

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. J Osteopath Med. Oct 2017

Gilchrist V, Davis A, Alexander C, Weidner A, Noland P ADFM is Turning 40! . Ann Fam Med. Sep 2017

Weidner A, Davis A, Jeremiah M, Tallia A One Year of ADFM’s Joy in Practice Initiative. . Ann Fam Med. Jul 2017

Franko J, Davis A, Weidner A Finding and Maintaining the Joy in What We Do: The 2017 Annual ADFM Winter Meeting. Ann Fam Med. May 2017

Diller P, Weidner A, Roett M, Wilke A, Davis A Putting the Four Pillars for Primary Care Physician Workforce into Practice Locally. Ann Fam Med. Mar 2017

Zweig S, Davis A, Weidner A, Hosokawa M, Colwill J The Last 5 Years of the MU/ADFM New Chairs Workshop. Ann Fam Med. Jan 2017

Weidner A, Davis A, Hickner J, Franko J Thoughts and Themes from the 2016 ADFM Winter Meeting. Ann Fam Med. May 2016

Hull S, Weidner A, Michener JL, and the ADFM Healthcare Delivery Transformation Committee Partnering for Transformation: A Menu of Many Points of Entry for your Department. Ann Fam Med. Nov 2015

Davis A, Zweig S, Franko J, Weidner A. Evolving competencies for chairs of departments of Family Medicine. Ann Fam Med. May 2015

Hickner J, Kuzel A, Weidner A Building research capacity in departments of Family Medicine: Pearls from NAPCRG 2013. Ann Fam Med. Mar 2015

Davis A, Weidner A, Rodgers D, Tallia A, Matson C, and members of ADFM’s Healthcare Delivery and Education Transformation Committees nterprofessional Education: A webinar featuring case examples.. Ann Fam Med. Jan 2015

Seidenberg P, Shokar N, Vera J, Weidner A, Sutter J A 5-YEAR UPDATE ON THE BUILDING RESEARCH CAPACITY INITIATIVE. Ann Fam Med. Sep 2012