Internal Medicine

Meet Our Faculty

Internal Medicine Faculty

“I could not ask for a better faculty during my residency. They are excellent at balancing support of residents while helping residents develop their autonomy. They do this while being approachable and available for residents for advice and difficult medical situations.” 

Michael Stewart, Class of 2021

 

CAITLIN ALLEN, MD

CAITLIN ALLEN, MD

Grew up in Yakima, Washington

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Special Interests in Medicine: Women’s health, preventative care, population health

JUDY BENSON, MD

JUDY BENSON, MD

Grew up in Nebraska

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Chief Resident

Special Interests in Medicine: political advocacy, health care disparities/justice, health literacy

AMY EDDY, MD

AMY EDDY, MD

Grew up in Lewiston, Idaho

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Special Interests in Medicine: Hospital medicine, Systems of Medicine, Costs of Care

JOHN FRLAN, MD

JOHN FRLAN, MD

Grew up in Tacoma and Gig Harbor, Washington

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Special Interests in Medicine: HIV/Hep C

MIKE KERKERING, MD

MIKE KERKERING, MD

Grew up in Spokane, WA

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Chief Resident

Special Interests in Medicine: Medical Education and Outpatient Medicine

JESSICA LUNDGREN, DO

JESSICA LUNDGREN, DO

Grew up in Virginia, Massachusetts, and Washington

Medical School: Des Moines University

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Teaching Fellowship 2018/2019

Special Interests in Medicine: Addiction medicine, HIV medicine, geriatrics, and preventative medicine

IAN MAY, MD

IAN MAY, MD

Grew up on Vashon Island, Washington

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Teaching Fellowship 2016/17

Special Interests in Medicine: HIV, Evidence Based Medicine, Wilderness medicine.

CARMEN MCDERMOTT, MD

CARMEN MCDERMOTT, MD

Grew up in Pennsylvania, Washington, and Venezuela

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: University of Washington

Special interests in medicine: Nutrition and Food Insecurity, Lifestyle Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Obesity Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Interprofessional and Patient Communication, Physician Wellbeing, Women in Medicine

DARRYL POTYK, MD

DARRYL POTYK, MD

Grew up in Southern California

Medical School: USC (now Keck)

Residency/fellowship: LA County-Harbor UCLA Medical Center, fellowship Perioperative Consultation

Special Interests in Medicine: Medical education, geriatrics, humanities in medicine, perioperative medicine.

JUDY SWANSON, MD

JUDY SWANSON, MD

Grew up In Spokane

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Chief Resident

Special Interests in Medicine: Physical Exam, Board Review, Medical Humanities

KANG ZHANG, MD

KANG ZHANG, MD

Grew up in Beijing, China

Medical School: American University of Caribbean

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Teaching Fellowship 2014/15

Special Interests in Medicine: Bedside ultrasound, Physical Exam Diagnosis, Evidence-based Medicine.

Teaching Fellows

CHRISTINE JANKE, MD TEACHING FELLOW

CHRISTINE JANKE, MD TEACHING FELLOW

 

Special Interests in Medicine: Hospital medicine including critical care, Global Health/Human Rights

MICHAEL STEWART, MD TEACHING FELLOW

MICHAEL STEWART, MD TEACHING FELLOW

 

Special Interests in Medicine: Medical Education, Humanities in Medicine—particularly ethics, history and philosophy of medicine

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