Valley Family Medicine

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Renton
WA
Site Details: 

Twenty-four residents, 3 full-time faculty, 7 part-time faculty, a behavioral scientist, clinical pharmacists, and other support personnel staff this site. Obstetrical experience may be available by following a faculty or resident's obstetrical patient from prenatal care to delivery and/or taking an OB call when a senior resident is on call. Students may join the behavioral scientist in doing consultations with residents' patients, including smoking cessation. Seminars and didactics are required 3-4 days per week during the lunchtime hour. Students make site visits to a long-term care facility and spend one day with a visiting nurse. Students also attend pediatric and orthopedic specialty clinics.

Satellite Sites: 

None

Community: 

The Renton Valley Family Practice residency program is located a few miles south from downtown Renton.

Common Clinic Patients: 

OB, pediatrics, internal medicine, orthopedics, and palliative care.

On-Call Duties: 

In addition to seeing patients in the office, the student is scheduled to be on-call four evenings during the clerkship with an expectation to perform one formal evaluation per call night.

Housing/Transportation: 

Car required.

Other: 

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  • On average, the warmest month is July.
  • The highest recorded temperature was 100°F in 1955.
  • The average coolest month is December.
  • The lowest recorded temperature was -10°F in 1950.
  • The maximum average precipitation occurs in November.

 

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