Family Medicine Residency of Idaho

Dr. Winslow Gerrish received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Seattle Pacific University and completed internship at the VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Gerrish is core faculty and the Director of Behavioral Sciences, Research, and Grants at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Boise (FMRI-Boise). At FMRI-Boise, Dr. Gerrish teaches family medicine residents about the behavioral sciences, interacts with the primary care team as an behavioral health consultant, maintains his own psychotherapy caseload, and conducts and oversees research and scholarly activity. Dr. Gerrish is a member of FMRI-Boise’s committee on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and his current scholarship is focused on assessing the interrelationships between demographic characteristics, social determinants of health, and health disparities with a goal of improving care and outcomes for the underserved populations that FMRI serves. Prior to joining FMRI-Boise, Dr. Gerrish was Director of the PTSD Clinical Team at the Boise VAMC with a clinical focus on chronic complex PTSD, he was also a team psychologist on the Boise VAMC’s Home-Based Primary Care team, and he served on faculty in the Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education. Dr. Gerrish is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine and author of the book Interprofessional Education in Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Implications from Complex Adaptive Systems Theory. Dr. Gerrish loves being in the mountains and is an avid climber, skier, and rafter. When not at work, you will find him with his family trying to get lost in the wilderness while engaged in some type of crazy outdoor adventure.

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