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Joyce Wipf, MD

Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Section Head, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Education & Training

MD, University of Minnesota, Duluth School of Medicine and University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth, MN and Minneapolis, MN, 1980-1984
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Traditional Track, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1984-1987

Professional Interests

Physical diagnosis
Developing teaching materials: videotape, website


Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Moorhead State University, 1980
Hugo Black Scholarship, 1981-1982
Selected for Housestaff Representatives Committee, 1984
UW Innovation in Teaching Award, 1992
Attending of the Year Award, 1993-1994
ACP Commendation for Highest Ranking Speaker in National Board Review Course on Ophthalmology , 1995, 1998
SGIM National Innovation in Teaching Award, 1996
ACP Commendation for Highest Ranking Speaker in National Board Review Course on Board Review, 1996, 1997
Listed in Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region, 1996-2004
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2005-2011

Selected Publications

Wipf JE, Orlander JD, Anderson JJ. 1999. The effect of a teaching skills course on interns' and students' evaluations of their resident--teachers.. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 74(8):938-42.
Wipf JE, Lipsky BA, Hirschmann JV, Boyko EJ, Takasugi J, Peugeot RL, Davis CL. 1999. Diagnosing pneumonia by physical examination: relevant or relic? Archives of internal medicine. 159(10):1082-7.
Shanafelt TD, Bradley KA, Wipf JE, Back AL. 2002. Burnout and self-reported patient care in an internal medicine residency program.. Annals of internal medicine. 136(5):358-67.
Wamsley MA, Julian KA, Wipf JE. 2004. A literature review of "resident-as-teacher" curricula: do teaching courses make a difference? Journal of general internal medicine. 19(5 Pt 2):574-81.
Goitein L, Shanafelt TD, Wipf JE, Slatore CG, Back AL. 2005. The effects of work-hour limitations on resident well-being, patient care, and education in an internal medicine residency program.. Archives of internal medicine. 165(22):2601-6.