Exceptional People


Family Medicine of Southwest Washington (FMSW) has 21 faculty which includes:

  • 18 Family Physicians, of which, 9 do OB deliveries and 1 has additional training in sports medicine
  • 1 Internist/Endocrinologist
  • 1 OB/GYN
  • 1 PhD behavioral scientist

In addition there are:

  • 2 doctorate-level pharmacists
  • 2 physician assistants
  • 1 consulting cardiologist



There are 111 FMSW graduates that currently touch the lives of over 200,000 patients. While 60 percent of graduates choose to practice in the Portland/Vancouver Metro area, alumni of FMSW currently practice in the following locations:

  • Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin
  • Washington: Anacortes, Battleground, Camas, Enumclaw, Leavenworth, Moses Lake, Mt. Vernon, Olympia, Ridgefield, Stanwood and Vancouver
  • Oregon: Albany, Bend, Corvallis, Florence, Gresham, Hermiston, Lake Oswego, Medford, Sea Side, Warrenton and Portland

FMSW alumni hold the following positions, specializations and accomplishments:

  • 14 hold positions of medical leadership in health systems, hospitals and groups, including a regional health system medical director, a patient-centered medical home and IT system-level physician director and a wound care center medical director
  • 40% include OB as part of their clinical profile
  • Eight emergency department and urgent care physicians
  • Four aesthetic medicine physicians
  • Six family medicine residency faculty
  • One hospitalist
  • Four have completed fellowships in nuclear medicine, geriatrics and hyperbaric medicine
  • Practice styles include integrative medicine, “micro-practice” model, small and large group and traditional solo