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John Amory MD, MPH, FACP

John Amory MD, MPH, FACP

University of Washington

Topic: Updates in Men’s Health
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 9:40am – 10:25am

John Amory, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician at the General Internal Medicine Center at UW Medical Center-Roosevelt. He is also a UW professor of Medicine and UW’s section head of General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Amory really enjoys helping patients improve their health, prevent disease and treat medical problems.

Dr. Amory earned his M.D. from UC San Francisco. He has published more than 110 peer reviewed papers in the field of male reproduction and holds current funding from the NIH grant for contraceptive research. Dr. Amory’s clinical and research interests include male infertility, testosterone deficiency, Klinefelter’s syndrome. novel forms of male contraception and new approaches to the treatment of men with infertility.

Maralyssa Bann, MD

Maralyssa Bann, MD

University of Washington

Topic: Transitions of Care: Inpatient Perspective
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 1:15pm – 2:00pm

Maralyssa Bann, M.D., is a board certified physician at Harborview and a UW instructor of General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Bann cares for patients admitted to the Hospital Medicine Service at Harborview. In addition to clinical duties, she supervises trainees including medical students and residents. She believes that her ability to provide quality medical care to the patients of Harborview is a special privilege. She feels it is especially meaningful to be able to forge a therapeutic relationship during a difficult time—being acutely ill—and assist someone with their health and healing.

Dr. Bann earned her M.D. at Johns Hopkins. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the Society of General Internal Medicine and the Society for Hospital Medicine. Her clinical and research interests include hospital medicine, preoperative evaluation, medical consultation and underserved population health.

Kendra Bergstrom, MD

Kendra Bergstrom, MD

University of Washington

Topic: Managing Rashes
Day & Time: Outpatient Pre-course– Saturday Oct 23, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Kendra Bergstrom, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist at UW Medical Center’s Roosevelt Dermatology Clinic. Dr. Bergstrom has been named one of Seattle Magazine’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Bergstrom feels that as the largest organ in our body our skin is a huge part of how we interact with the world. As a result, skin disease can have a huge impact on our day-to-day life.

Dr. Bergstrom earned her M.D. at Stanford University. She is an author of “100 Questions and Answers about Psoriasis” and “Your Questions, Expert Answers about Hidradenitis Suppurativa,” available in several languages both in print and online.

Dr. Bergstrom has clinical expertise in skin cancer detection, psoriasis, acne, skin cancer removal, cosmetic dermatology and many other corrective and aesthetic procedures and treatments.

Mabel Bodell, MD

Mabel Bodell, MD

Confluence Health

Topic: COVID: The View From Rural Communities
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 12:15pm – 1:00pm


Board Certifications:
American Board Of Internal Medicine
Education: MD, Universidad Maimonides, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997
Residency: Residency, Internal Medicine, Hospital General De Agudos, Dr Cosme Argerich, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002. Residency, Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006
Fellowship: Fellowship, Nephrology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, 2008

Amish Dave MD, MPH

Amish Dave MD, MPH

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Topic: Rheumatology for the Hospitalist 
Pre-recorded Course 

Kimiko Domoto-Reilly MD, MS

Kimiko Domoto-Reilly MD, MS

University of Washington

Topic: Dementia Work-Up in Clinic
Day & Time: Outpatient Pre-course– Saturday Oct 23, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, M.D., M.S., is a board certified neurologist at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Neurology and an adjunct assistant professor of Radiology.

Dr. Domoto-Reilly strives to create active partnerships with her patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Domoto-Reilly earned her M.D. at New York Medical College and her M.S. at Harvard.

Creighton Don MD, MPH

Creighton Don MD, MPH

University of Washington/ Puget Sound Veterans Administration Hospital

Topic: Cardiology Update
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 2:05pm – 2:50pm

 

Creighton W. Don, M.D, PhD is an interventional cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, Section Chief of Cardiology at the Puget Sound Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Seattle. and Director of the Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Fellowships at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA. He completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Washington and an interventional fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital before joining UW Medicine in 2009.

Dr. Don is an expert in complex coronary interventions including advanced therapies for instent restenosis and brachytherapy, percutaneous treatment for valvular heart disease (including TAVR, TMVR, TTVR, MitraClip, mitral annular devices), and other structural interventions such as left atrial appendage closure, PFO closure, and paravalvular leak closure. He earned an MPH at UW and his research focuses on evaluating outcomes in real world practice of patients undergoing complex coronary and structural heart procedures. He has been recognized in the Seattle Magazine as a Top Doctor in Seattle for interventional cardiology for several years.

Claudia Finklestein MDCM

Claudia Finklestein MDCM

University of Washington

Topic: Contemporary Perspectives on Physician Wellness
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 7:00am – 7:45am

 

Claudia Finkelstein, M.D.C.M., is a board certified physician with Long Term Care Services at UW Medicine and a UW associate professor of General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Finkelstein firmly believes that patients and their families are the most important part of the healthcare equation. She likes to combine her medical knowledge with their beliefs and wishes to develop care plans that are individualized and agreed upon.

Dr. Finkelstein earned her M.D.C.M. at McGill University in Montreal. Her current main area of interest is that of physician health, believing that well-adjusted, resilient, thriving physicians will provide excellent care to their patients, teaching to their trainees, and a positive presence to their loved ones. She also has clinical interests in women’s health, physician-patient interaction and medical education.

Stephanie Fosback MD FACP

Stephanie Fosback MD FACP

Palouse Medical Center

Topic: Transitions of Care: Outpatient Perspective
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 1:15pm – 2:00pm

Dr. Stephanie Fosback completed her general internal medicine training at the University of Washington in June 2009 and joined Palouse Medical/Pullman Regional Hospital shortly afterward.   She loves practicing in Pullman where she can care for this wonderful patient population in a comprehensive and complete way.  Dr. Fosback is also proud to be a part of behavioral health integrative care working with Dr. Leslie Robison PhD to help patients live better.  She and Dr. Robison initiated this practice together in 2015 and are proud of the positive impact it has had on patient care.

Since completing residency in 2009, Stephanie has been dedicated to teaching medical students through the University of Washington.  She is proud to be a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington.

Stephanie Fosback has been repeatedly recognized for her dedication to her patients and for teaching medical students throughout her career.  In medical school, she was awarded the Steven L. Rudnick Award in recognition of the support she provided her peers and graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors.  During her residency at the University of Washington, her dedication to her patients earned her the Tina Juul-Dam Primary Care Award in 2009.  In recognition for her excellence in teaching she was recognized with the WWAMI Distinguished Teacher Award in 2013.  In 2015 she received the Washington State ACP Golden Apple Teaching Award.  In 2017 she was awarded the Washington Chapter ACP Internist of the Year Award, as well as the Richard M Tucker WWAMI Faculty Excellence in Teaching Lifetime Award.  She was the youngest person ever to receive this distinguished award from the University of Washington having received four separate teaching awards prior to this.  In 2019 she was awarded the “Pullman Regional Hospital Physician Excellence Award”.

Alicia Fuhrman, MD

Alicia Fuhrman, MD

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

Topic: Rehab Medicine for Internist/Hospitalist
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 3:45pm – 4:30pm

Dr. Alicia Fuhrman is a psychiatrist in Spokane, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital and St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute. She received her medical degree from University of Texas Medical School.
Marina George MD

Marina George MD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Topic: Oncology for the Hospitalist 
Day & Time: Inpatient Pre-Course Sunday Oct 24, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Degree-Granting Education: 1998: University of Kerala, Kerala, IND, MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
Postgraduate Training: 2001-2004: Internal Medicine Residency, St. Vincent’s Medical Center (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Bridgeport, CT

Susie Glass MD

Susie Glass MD

University of Washington

Topic: Articles that Changed My Practice
Day & Time: Saturday Nov 6, 2021 | 8:45am – 9:30am

Education & Training: 
MD: University of Nevada Reno, NV 2008–2012
Internal Medicine Internship and Residency University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals Seattle, WA 2012–2015
Scott Hagan MD

Scott Hagan MD

University of Washington

Topic: Obesity Cases (medications, approach to patient with obesity)
Pre-recorded Course

Dr. Scott Hagan, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Seattle, WA
Deborah Huang MD, MPH, FACP

Deborah Huang MD, MPH, FACP

University of Washington

Topic:  Driver Evaluation & Safety
Day & Time: Outpatient Pre-course Saturday Oct 23, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Deborah Huang, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician at the Senior Care Clinic at Harborview and the Women’s Health Care Center at UWMC-Roosevelt. She is also a UW assistant professor of General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Huang believes in getting to know her patients in order to provide healthcare for the whole person. She views herself as a partner with patients in making healthcare decisions.

Dr. Huang earned her M.D. at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and her M.P.H. at the UW. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Huang’s research interests include oral health and diabetes mellitus.

Irl Hirsch MD, MACP

Irl Hirsch MD, MACP

University of Washington

Topic: Diabetes Update
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 2:55pm – 3:40pm

Irl Hirsch, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at UWMC-Roosevelt, the UW’s Diabetes Treatment and Teaching Chair and a UW professor of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition.

Dr. Hirsch’s career has focused on studying the best strategies for the use of insulin therapy and innovations in technology for diabetes management.

Dr. Hirsch earned his M.D. at the University of Missouri. He is the former chair of the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association, and a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has authored over 170 papers, numerous book chapters and six books both for patients and physicians and is section editor for UptoDate. He received the American Diabetes Association’s Josiah K. Lilly Sr. Distinguished Service Award and was elected to a Mastership by the American College of Physicians.

Jocelyn James MD

Jocelyn James MD

University of Washington

Topic: Pearls on Evaluating and Managing Substance Use Disorders
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 10:30am – 11:15am

Jocelyn James, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of General Internal Medicine.

Dr. James feels it is a privilege to work closely with Harborview’s diverse patients, to help individuals and their families align medical care with personal circumstances, goals and cultural values.

Dr. James earned her M.D. at Stanford. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Physicians and of the Society of General Internal Medicine. She is the advisor for several student-run free clinics. She has served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin, West Africa, in the field of environmental education and protection. Her clinical and research interests include liver disease, cross-cultural communication, alcoholism, addiction and chronic pain management.

Mehraneh Khalighi MD

Mehraneh Khalighi MD

University of Washington

Topic: Pre and Peri-Operative Management Pearls
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 8:00am – 8:45am

MD: University of Washington Seattle, WA 1996–2000
Residency in Internal Medicine: University of Washington Seattle, WA 2000–2003
Sandeep Khot MD MPH

Sandeep Khot MD MPH

University of Washington

Topic: Neurology for the Hospitalist
Day & Time: Inpatient Pre-Course Sunday Oct 24, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Sandeep Prakash Khot, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified neurologist at Harborview, director of the Harborview Medical Center Consult Service and a UW associate professor of Neurology.

Dr. Khot is an expert in general neurology, vascular neurology and stroke. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Khot earned his M.D. and M.P.H. from Tulane University. He is board-certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology. Dr. Khot conducts clinical research on the relationship between sleep apnea and stroke, nutrition in stroke and rehabilitation after stroke. His other research interests include cardiac arrest, carotid dissection, intracranial atherosclerosis, giant cell arteritis and stroke. He also has an interest in the care of hospitalized patients with neurologic disease.

Christopher Knight MD, FACP

Christopher Knight MD, FACP

University of Washington

Topic: Drug Updates for 2021
Day & Time: Saturday Nov 6, 2021 | 10:05am – 10:50am

Christopher Knight, M.D., is a board certified physician at Harborview and a UW associate professor of General Internal Medicine. He is associate clerkship director for UW Internal Medicine students and associate program director for Internal Medicine residents. He is listed in The Best Doctors of America and is a Seattle Metropolitan magazine Best Doctor.

Dr. Knight values shared decision-making with well-informed patients. His goal is to help patients make complex medical decisions by framing the decision in simple terms and looking at it through the lens of their values and priorities.

Dr. Knight earned his M.D. at the UW. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine, the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, and sits on the council of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine.

Anne Larson MD, FAASLD, AGAF, FACP

Anne Larson MD, FAASLD, AGAF, FACP

University of Washington

Topic: Management of complications of cirrhosis
Day & Time: Inpatient Pre-course Sunday Oct 24, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Anne M. Larson, MD, FAASLD, AGAF, FACP, is chief of UW Medicine’s Northwest Hepatology Clinic and a UW professor of Medicine. 

Dr. Larson is a nationally recognized clinician, researcher and lecturer, the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, and is recognized as a leader in the field of Hepatology. She believes that medical care should be a close collaboration between the physician and the patient. She enjoys caring for patients and creating long-term relationships that benefit their health.

Dr. Larson earned her MD from the UW. She is board certified in Transplant Hepatology. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Society of Transplantation.

John Lynch MD, MPH

John Lynch MD, MPH

University of Washington

Topic: COVID Update
Pre-Recorded Course

John Lynch, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician and medical director of Harborview’s Infection Control, Antibiotic Stewardship and Employee Health programs. Dr. Lynch is also a UW associate professor of Medicine and Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

When working with a patient, Dr. Lynch’s goal is to help each patient fully understand his reasoning behind clinical decisions and recommendations. He believes increasing the patient’s understanding leads to better care.

Dr. Lynch earned his M.D. and M.P.H. from the UW. He conducts research on healthcare-associated infections. At the UW School of Medicine he leads the medical student microbiology course. He is active in statewide and national initiatives to prevent healthcare-associated infections and the development of drug-resistant bacteria. He is an active member of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the Infectious Disease Society of Washington.

Addie McClintock MD

Addie McClintock MD

University of Washington

Topic: Update on Women’s Health
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 8:50am – 9:35am

Adelaide Hearst McClintock, M.D. is an instructor in the internal medicine department and sees patients at Women’s Health Care Center at UWMC-Roosevelt.

Dr. McClintock completed her residency at University of Washington, with an emphasis on primary care. She sees women of all ages for management of acute and chronic medical conditions, as well as medical management of gynecologic issues and contraception. She also has an interest in mental health and immigrant and refugee health.

Dr. McClintock believes in health care as a partnership between patient and physician, and enjoys caring for patients actively involved in their care. She makes an effort to know and understand the women she cares for and work to provide clear information for patients to help them make decisions that fit best with their values and lifestyle.

Thuan Ong MD, MPH

Thuan Ong MD, MPH

University of Washington

Topic: Transitions of Care
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 1:15pm – 2:00pm

Thuan D. Ong, M.D., is a board certified physician in geriatric medicine at Harborview Medical Center. 

Dr. Ong practices primary care, consultative geriatric medicine in inpatient and outpatient settings, and cares for University of Washington patients in select skilled nursing facilities. He focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle among older adults and his number one goal is to help patients to improve or maintain their current level of function. He educates other health professionals to be competent in the care of older adults. 

Dr. Ong earned his M.D. from Saint Louis University. He was a Geriatric Academic Career Awardee of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. His current focus is on how to better care for patients going from one care setting to another. He teaches medical students, internal medicine residents, and geriatric medicine fellows in the venues in practices.

Doug Paauw MD, MACP

Doug Paauw MD, MACP

University of Washington

Topic: Thyroid pearls for the internist
Day & Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 | 4:35pm – 5:20pm

Douglas Paauw, M.D., is a board certified physician at the General Internal Medicine and Virology clinics at UWMC-Roosevelt, the UW’s Rathmann Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Patient-Centered Clinical Education and a UW professor of General Internal Medicine. He is also director of the UW Medical Student Program.

Dr. Paauw enjoys getting to know his patients and providing personalized comprehensive care. He feels his role is to help educate patients, listen to their needs and together work on appropriate goals and treatments.

Dr. Paauw earned his M.D. at the University of Michigan. His clinical and research interests include primary care of patients with HIV disease and sarcoidosis.

Venkataraman Palabindala MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

Venkataraman Palabindala MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Topic: Hospital Coding (SHM Talk)
Day & Time: Inpatient Pre-Course Sunday Oct 24, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

I am a physician educator and physician leader. I am passionate about transforming the Health Information Technology (IT) industry. I am a board-certified Internist, Hospitalist and received an MBA and Certificate of Health Sector Management (CHSM) from the prestigious Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. I am an executive council member, chapter leader, and mentor in the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). Recognizing my leadership activities and contribution to Hospital medicine, the American College of Physicians (ACP) listed me in US Top 10 Hospitalists in 2016. My expertise is in Health IT, Medical Education, and Utilization Management. I am a national speaker and actively write on topics related to Utilization Management, Electronic Health Records, Medical education, hospital medicine, and issues related to technology in healthcare. I have been vocal about the slow progress and adoption of technology in healthcare and want to promote global healthcare redesign using technology. I invested in over 25 startups as an angel investor and through online platforms. As a co-founder of Mission Growth Investments, a physician group investing in healthcare startups, I collaborated with several founders to navigate complex and highly regulated healthcare systems. I held multiple leadership positions, including medical director of Utilization Management, lead physician advisor and Chief Hospitalist role, and other leadership roles in academic medical centers. My strengths include health systems’ strategic planning and strategy implementation, organizational growth, business development, population health management, hospital operations, patient and workforce engagement, project management, and operational excellence.
Jessica Pierce MD

Jessica Pierce MD

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Topic: Wound Care Cases
Pre-Recorded Course 

Education: The University of Texas – Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, 2005
Residency: Baylor Family Medicine Residency Program, Garland, Texas, 2008 Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy, National Healing Institute, Columbus, Ohio, 2007
Elissa Poorman MD, MPH

Elissa Poorman MD, MPH

University of Washington

Topic: Substance Use
Day & Time: Fri Nov 5, 2021 |10:30am – 11:15am

Education: Emory University Medical School
Residency: Cambridge Health Alliance
Dr. Poorman currently primarily works with immigrants and patients with addiction.
Sam Rayner MD

Sam Rayner MD

University of Washington

Topic: Pulm HTN cases (inpt focused)
Pre-Recorded Course 

 

Sam Rayner, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and critical care medicine physician. Dr. Rayner is an acting instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the UW School of Medicine.

Dr. Rayner specializes in seeing patients with pulmonary vascular diseases. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Rayner earned his M.D. from the University of Minnesota. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. His research involves applying bioengineering approaches to the study of vascular diseases, including pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Leslie Robison, PhD

Leslie Robison, PhD

Pullman Regional Hospital

Topic: Integrative Medicine
Day & Time: Outpatient Pre-course Saturday Oct 23, 2021 | 1:00pm-5:00pm

 

Leslie Jean Robison is a Psychologist, Clinical Specialist in Pullman, Washington. She graduated with honors in 1999. Having more than 22 years of diverse experiences, especially in PSYCHOLOGIST, CLINICAL, Leslie Jean Robison affiliates with no hospital, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in medical group Palouse Medical Ps. 
Rachel Safran MD, FACP

Rachel Safran MD, FACP

Providence Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Topic: Articles that Change My Practice
Day & Time: Sat Nov 6, 2021 | 8:45am – 9:30am

Dr. Rachel Safran, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Spokane, WA and has over 9 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Washington School of Medicine and completed her residency at Internal Medicine Residency of Spokane.
Sarah Wilhelm MD

Sarah Wilhelm MD

Providence Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Topic: Transgender health – psychosocial issues, case based discussion
Pre-recorded Course

Clinical Instructor, Health Systems and Population Health

Program Manager, Community and School-based Partnerships Public Health Seattle and King County

Education
MPH   University of Washington, 2001   (Maternal and Child Health)
BA   Macalester College, 2001   (Political Science)

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