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WWAMI Idaho Offices

Idaho WWAMI 1st & 2nd Year

Physical Address:
121 W. Sweet Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Mailing Address:
D.A. Huckabay M.D. Medical Education Building
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4061
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Anatomy Lab
803 S. Main Street
Moscow, ID 83843

Jeff Seegmiller, Ed.D., Director
Jeffreys@uidaho.edu

Rachell Amick, Administrative Coordinator
rachella@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6696

Fax: 208-885-7910

Email: wwami@uidaho.edu

Web: WWAMI Medical Education Program

Idaho WWAMI Clinical & Explore and Focus Phase

Physical Address:

Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front Street, Suite 462
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4544
Fax: 208-334-2344
Email: idwwami@uw.edu
Web: Idaho WWAMI Clinical Office

Mary Barinaga, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
barinm@uw.edu
208-364-4548

Frank Batcha, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
batchf@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Sarah Keshian
Program Operations Administrator
sarakesh@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Eden J Roberts
Program Operations Specialist
edenjr@uw.edu
208-364-4544

Lydia Carbis
Medical Student Service Coordinator
Lydia.Carbis@va.gov
carbisl@uw.edu
208-422-1000 Ext 7642
208-332-4414

Idaho WWAMI

Idaho WWAMI is a partnership between the nationally-ranked University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI). Since 1972, the University of Idaho has partnered with the UW School of Medicine to help educate and provide training for Idaho’s future physicians.

Idaho WWAMI students - all considered Idaho residents - begin their training at the University of Idaho, where they will complete the first 18 months of curriculum, also known as the Foundations Phase. Students then move into the Clinical Phase, where they participate in required clinical experiences. These experience can be based primarily out of Idaho, are offered in urban and/or rural settings, and/or across the WWAMI region, depending on the student's interests.

The curriculum taught at each WWAMI site, is a joint product of the UW School of Medicine. While each site has its own instructors and may offering specific electives, (such as wilderness medicine offered to Idaho students), all WWAMI students learn the same core curriculum at the same time.

Idaho WWAMI has five primary goals for the State of Idaho:

  • Provide publicly supported medical education
  • Increase the number of primary care physicians 
  • Provide community-based medical education
  • Expand graduate medical education (residency training) and continuing medical education
  • Provide all of this in a cost-effective manner

Idaho WWAMI has an excellent rate of return: 51% of our graduates choose to practice in Idaho — well above the national average of 39%.

WWAMI Idaho Offices

Idaho WWAMI 1st & 2nd Year

Physical Address:
121 W. Sweet Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Mailing Address:
D.A. Huckabay M.D. Medical Education Building
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4061
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Anatomy Lab
803 S. Main Street
Moscow, ID 83843

Jeff Seegmiller, Ed.D., Director
Jeffreys@uidaho.edu

Rachell Amick, Administrative Coordinator
rachella@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6696

Fax: 208-885-7910

Email: wwami@uidaho.edu

Web: WWAMI Medical Education Program

Idaho WWAMI Clinical & Explore and Focus Phase

Physical Address:

Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front Street, Suite 462
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4544
Fax: 208-334-2344
Email: idwwami@uw.edu
Web: Idaho WWAMI Clinical Office

Mary Barinaga, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
barinm@uw.edu
208-364-4548

Frank Batcha, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
batchf@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Sarah Keshian
Program Operations Administrator
sarakesh@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Eden J Roberts
Program Operations Specialist
edenjr@uw.edu
208-364-4544

Lydia Carbis
Medical Student Service Coordinator
Lydia.Carbis@va.gov
carbisl@uw.edu
208-422-1000 Ext 7642
208-332-4414

WWAMI Idaho Offices

Idaho WWAMI 1st & 2nd Year

Physical Address:
121 W. Sweet Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Mailing Address:
D.A. Huckabay M.D. Medical Education Building
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4061
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Anatomy Lab
803 S. Main Street
Moscow, ID 83843

Jeff Seegmiller, Ed.D., Director
Jeffreys@uidaho.edu

Rachell Amick, Administrative Coordinator
rachella@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6696

Fax: 208-885-7910

Email: wwami@uidaho.edu

Web: WWAMI Medical Education Program

Idaho WWAMI Clinical & Explore and Focus Phase

Physical Address:

Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front Street, Suite 462
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4544
Fax: 208-334-2344
Email: idwwami@uw.edu
Web: Idaho WWAMI Clinical Office

Mary Barinaga, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
barinm@uw.edu
208-364-4548

Frank Batcha, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
batchf@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Sarah Keshian
Program Operations Administrator
sarakesh@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Eden J Roberts
Program Operations Specialist
edenjr@uw.edu
208-364-4544

Lydia Carbis
Medical Student Service Coordinator
Lydia.Carbis@va.gov
carbisl@uw.edu
208-422-1000 Ext 7642
208-332-4414