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WWAMI Idaho Offices

Idaho WWAMI 1st & 2nd Year

Physical Address:
832 S. Ash Street
Student Health Building 305
Moscow, ID 83844-4207

Mailing Address:

WWAMI Medical Education Program
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4207
Moscow, ID 83844-4207

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

Stephen P. Hall, M.D., Clinical Faculty
Sphall@uidaho.edu

Dustin Worth, D.O., Clinical Medicine Coordinator
dworth@uidaho.edu

Marlane Martonick, Program Manager
marlanem@uidaho.edu

Maureen Evermann, Curriculum Manager
Maureenc@uidaho.edu

Whitney Vincent, TRUST and Academic Coordinator
wvincent@uidaho.edu

Stephanie Neal, Financial Specialist
stephanien@uidaho.edu

Dawna MacFarlane, Administrative Coordinator
dmacfarlane@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 590
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 Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
barinm@uw.edu
(208) 364-4548

Adriana Olivas
Program Operations Administrator
adrioliv@uw.edu
(208) 364-4544 

Sarah Keshian
Program Specialist
sarakesh@uw.edu
(208) 364-4546 

Linda Clark
Medical Student Coordinator
linda.clark4@va.gov
(208) 422-1000 Ext 7642

About the WWAMI Program

WWAMI allows the medical students to train all four years in their home state, with their first two years on the Palouse and Clearwater Valley, increasing their familiarity with rural Idaho, as well as the health care needs of their region and state. This increases the likelihood that students will select further training or practice opportunities in Idaho once their training is complete.

After completing their second year of training at the medical school at the University of Idaho, the students have the opportunity to complete their clinical training requirements in Idaho. These clinical rotations are coordinated through the University of Washington School of Medicine WWAMI (Idaho) Office for clinical medical education in Boise. Following receipt of their medical degree, University of Washington School of Medicine graduates have the opportunity to apply to the three primary care residencies in Idaho. In addition to these formal training programs, Idaho physicians have opportunities for informal continuing medical education through seminars, programs, consultations or academic affiliations with the University of Washington School of Medicine through its Idaho WWAMI program.

History & Future

The Idaho Legislature currently reserves 40 seats in the University of Washington School of Medicine for its residents. The program has been in place since 1972. In 1996, Wyoming joined Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho as the fifth state in the consortium.

In recent years, medical educators have gained an understanding that medical students need to learn medicine where it is practiced — in the community rather than only in an urban, academic hospital setting. The philosophy of WWAMI is to put emphasis on a decentralized form of medical education. A significant part of any given student's education occurs within the WWAMI region in communities utilizing a combination of both full-time and volunteer teachers.

The exterior of the WWAMI Building.
A vectored exterior image of the new WWAMI Idaho building.

WWAMI Idaho Offices

Idaho WWAMI 1st & 2nd Year

Physical Address:
832 S. Ash Street
Student Health Building 305
Moscow, ID 83844-4207

Mailing Address:

WWAMI Medical Education Program
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4207
Moscow, ID 83844-4207

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

Stephen P. Hall, M.D., Clinical Faculty
Sphall@uidaho.edu

Dustin Worth, D.O., Clinical Medicine Coordinator
dworth@uidaho.edu

Marlane Martonick, Program Manager
marlanem@uidaho.edu

Maureen Evermann, Curriculum Manager
Maureenc@uidaho.edu

Whitney Vincent, TRUST and Academic Coordinator
wvincent@uidaho.edu

Stephanie Neal, Financial Specialist
stephanien@uidaho.edu

Dawna MacFarlane, Administrative Coordinator
dmacfarlane@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 590
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 Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
barinm@uw.edu
(208) 364-4548

Adriana Olivas
Program Operations Administrator
adrioliv@uw.edu
(208) 364-4544 

Sarah Keshian
Program Specialist
sarakesh@uw.edu
(208) 364-4546 

Linda Clark
Medical Student Coordinator
linda.clark4@va.gov
(208) 422-1000 Ext 7642