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Dillon, Montana WRITE Site (22 week)

Barrett HealthCare Clinic
Professional Services Building
600 Hwy 91 South
Dillon, MT 59725

Phone: 406-683-1188



About Dillon:

Dillon, Montana is a ranch and rodeo town with endless opportunities to explore the outdoors. Its population is 4,134 people and sits at an elevation of 5096 feet. It’s located in the Beaverhead Valley and is surrounded by a multitude of mountain ranges and friendly people. Dillon was named in Forbes Magazine as one of “America’s Prettiest Towns” in 2010. It’s home to the University of Montana Western, and the headquarters for the Beaverhead National Forest.




Primary WRITE Preceptor:
Burke Hansen, M.D.
Email: bhansen@barretthospital.org

Education: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska
Residency: North Colorado Family Medicine--Rural Track
Greeley and Wray, Colorado





Secondary WRITE Preceptor:
Anna Loge, M.D.
Email: aloge@barretthospital.org

Education: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Residency: University of Washington Affiliate Hospitals, Seattle; Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, Seattle Primary Care Track
Chief Resident: University of Washington Affiliate Hospitals, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program; Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle


Site Contact: Kayla Schmid, 406-683-3291, kschmid@barretthospital.org


Family Practice


Burke Hansen, M.D. (& OB)

Kelly Smith, M.D. (& OB)

John Madany, M.D.

Community Health Center - Family Practice


Laura Goodell, M.D.

Megan Evans, M.D.

Pat Carrick, FNP-C

Internal Medicine


Ron Loge, M.D., M.A.C.P.
(specializing geriatrics)

Anna Loge, M.D.
(also hospitalist)

Sandra McIntyre, M.D.,
F.A.C.P. (also hospitalist)

Emergency Medicine


Greg Moore, M.D.,
F.A.C.E.P., F.A.W.N.

Ramona Potter, M.D.

Hospitalist


Tom Murray, M.D.


Additional Clinic Physicians not picture above:

Family Practice: Danielle Maxfield, F.N.P.-C. • Jana Barnes, P.A.-C.

Internal Medicine: Karen Weed, M.D. (specializing Hospice and Palliative Care) • Judy Wilson, M.D.

Emergency Medicine: Mike Clarke, M.D.

Gynecology: Mick Lifson, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.


Clinic:
We provide comprehensive healthcare services for more than 12,000 people in Beaverhead, Madison, and Jefferson Counties. As a fully staffed medical facility, Barrett Hospital & HealthCare is the closest hospital for many people in the region, but more importantly, people choose Barrett for its highly skilled staff, compassionate care and unparalleled service. In 2011, our OB physicians carried out a combined total of 97 deliveries. Along with 4 Family Practice physicians and 5 Internists, the Barrett Clinic also provides Physical Therapy, a Radiology X-Ray Room, and Phlebotomy Services. The Clinic is also the office location for Barrett’s Orthopedic and General Surgeons, Dr. Dan Downey and Dr. Shafi Shafaieh. Additionally, the clinic now has a designated space for the growing speciality clinic, providing urology, podiatry, interventional pain, Ophthalmology, and ENT services.


Hospital:
Barrett Hospital and HealthCare is dedicated to providing rural health care providers to future generations. Barrett hosts a spectrum of Medical Students, PA-Students, NP students, and Residents, averaging 50 rotations per year. www.barretthospital.org

Barrett’s Mission: To provide compassionate care, healing, and health-improving service to all community members throughout life's journey.

Barrett’s Vision: To Be the Model in Rural Healthcare Delivery for the United States in All Facets of Primary Health Services.

Emergency Medicine: Greg Moore, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., .F.A.W.M. • Ramona Potter, M.D. • Mike Clarke, M.D.

ENT: Ray Kaufman, M.D.

Gynecologist: Mick Lifson, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Hospitalist: Anna Loge, M.D. • Sandra McIntyre, M.D., F.A.C.P. • Tom Murray, M.D.

Opthalmologist: David G. Shapnik, M.D.

Podiatrist: Chad Dickamore, D.P.M.

Surgery: Shafi Shafaieh, M.D. • Dan Downey, M.D. • Neil Maxfield, C.R.N.A. • Dennis Hatfield, C.R.N.A.

Visiting Specialists: urology, gynecology, podiatry, orthopedic spine surgeon, PMR/Dual board certified PMR and pain medicine, ENT, psychiatry, pathology, and sleep medicine.

Extracurricular Activities:

Dillon is home to an array of outdoor activities including snowmobiling, golfing, fishing, hunting, skiing, biking, camping, and hiking. It’s also a great place to explore the nearby Bannack State Park (just 30 short miles away) or Yellowstone National Park (200 miles away).

For more information on activities in Dillon, click on the following link: http://attractions.uptake.com/montana/dillon/732346451.html

Housing: Barrett has a variety of housing options and we do our best to accommodate our students. Location and size may vary, but are typically 1-2 bedrooms, fully furnished with WiFi, and television, and are no more than a few blocks from the clinic campus. In some rare occasions, based upon availability, same-gender roommates might be appointed, who are also partaking in a rotation at Barrett.

Climate:
Precipitation varies widely- average annual amounts range from 10 inches in Dillon to over 50 inches in the mountains forming the Continental Divide to the west. Two-thirds of mountain precipitation is snow. Dillon is typically colder in temperature and dry.

Average Temperature High is 56° F, and Average Low is 30° F.

 
   
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