Western U.S. Hub

Western U.S. Hub

Led by Frederick Chen MD MPH, the UW Department of Family Medicine houses the Western Hub, which also includes Judith Pauwels MD and Roger Bush MD, Robert Epstein, MD, and Amanda Weidner, MPH.


Through the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) Region Family Medicine Residency Network (FMRN), UW Family Medicine brings a long history of working with local communities to help start and support rural residency programs and rural training tracks. Their expertise includes community needs assessment, rural residency financing and accreditation, as well as faculty development and curriculum development and evaluation.

Frederick Chen

Judith Pauwels

Roger Bush

Amanda Weidner

Robert Epstein