Ardis Davis, MSW
Ardis Davis, MSW is a professional educator who has been involved in family medicine education for over 35 years. She received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington in 1979 at which time she first began working in family medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. In 1985, she began working independently with the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine managing federal contracts and continued that work for approximately 19 years. During that time period (1991-2003), she held a voluntary clinical faculty appointment in the Department of Family Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. In January 2004, she was appointed (part-time) to the faculty in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington and in that capacity is currently working with the Family Medicine Residency Network across the five-state WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho) region. Ms. Davis has served as Executive Director of ADFM since October 2004.
Her major professional interests relate to leadership development for the discipline of family medicine and within the Department of Family medicine at the University of Washington and blending of insights gained on a national level the regional and local work at the University of Washington.