Last Updated on April 16, 2022 by Lee Burnett, DO, FAAFP
Suzanne Adams, MD, MPH, University of Washington’s Vice-Dean for Academic, Rural and Regional Affairs, has been named the 24th Charles E. Odegaard Lecturer at the 28th National Conference on Primary Health Care Access.
The Lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, April 12th at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
At the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM), Suzanne Allen works broadly across academic affairs and regional affairs to enhance the excellence of medical education for the UWSOM and the five-state WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region.
WWAMI started in 1971 and is accredited through the University of Washington School of Medicine and provides publically supported medical education for citizens of the participating states. WWAMI students complete the classroom phase of the curriculum in their home state and then their required and elective clinical rotations may be completed at locations across the five-state region.
In addition to serving as the Vice Dean for Academic, Rural and Regional Affairs, Dr. Allen holds a Clinical Professor faculty position within the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Allen is an attending physician at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho and an active physician in the Department of Family Medicine at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and Saint Luke’s Medical Center located in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Allen is committed to medical education and rural healthcare.