Residency Program Leadership

Program Oversight of: The whole shebang!

Personal Interests: Food, the outdoors, kayaking, skiing, poetry, cheese, the GHITKU, West Seattle, did I mention food? Oh, and a good northwest amber!

Associate Program Directors

Program Oversight of: Residency Advising and Mentorship (RAMP) Program, Professional Development Workshops, Physician, Patient and Society, Narrative Medicine interest group.

Personal Interests: First and foremost, people and their stories. Wife, boy mom, binge writer, enthusiastic vocalist and recipe hoarder.

Program Oversight of: Residency didactic curriculum, evidence-based medicine education.

Personal Interests: Downhill skiing, sampling many of the fantastic restaurants in town and then attempting to recreate their recipes at home, trying my hand at fishing and crabbing, nestling with a good book, and enjoying all that Seattle has to offer with my wife and two children. Recently, trying to learn ukulele. Most importantly, getting to spend time with amazing residents every day!

Program Oversight of: Evaluations, outcomes, and WWAMI teaching programs.

Personal Interests: Cycling, skiing, teaching, sailing, hiking, sunsets, and binge-watching TV with a tasty sour red.

Program Oversight of: Primary care and continuity clinics

Personal Interests: Spending time with my husband and kids in our wonderful Seattle community! Singing, soccer (fandom - Go Sounders! - and youth coaching), all things water-related, hiking.

Program Oversight of: Resident as teacher and leader curriculum, faculty teaching development, nurturing and improving the quality of clinical and didactic education for resident learners.

Personal Interests:Running long distances with good friends, good food and drink, traveling, music, theater, family time.

Program Oversight of: Research and scholarship

Personal Interests: My family and church, music of (almost) any kind, appreciating the great outdoors, doing the best I can with every day I'm given, and being psyched about how amazing you are.

Assistant Program Directors

Program Oversight of: Clincian-Educator Pathway, Intern Education

Personal Interests: Sunny days! Hanging out with my husband and kids, sharing long meals without my kids, dark coffee, crossword puzzles, digging in the dirt, and oh yeah — hiking!

Program Oversight of: Health care at the 10,000 and the 30,000 foot view – clinic/hospital level quality improvement, and health economics/health policy as it pertains to our broader health care delivery system.

Personal Interests: The outdoors! (mountains > water). Food! Put them together and you get my favorite thing – delicious meal after a big climbing trip…

Program Oversight of: Procedural Training and Simulation

Personal Interests: Spending time with my family, cooking and baking, activities with my toddler including backyard tee-ball and gymnastics, and frequenting the local dog parks with our adorable black lab.

Program Oversight of: Subspecialty ambulatory clinics, categorical intern immersion blocks

Personal Interests: Climbing mountains, backcountry skiing, hopping on my bike(s), putting yummy things in my belly, spending time with my wife and drooly daughter.