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12
Jul
14

ObamaCare: Saving Lives In So Many Ways

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Valerie Bauman: Federal Money Adds 24 New Medical Residencies In Washington State’s Most Doctor-Starved Regions

As of this year, 24 new primary care residency spots will have been created in Washington through a five-year federal program dedicated to getting doctors to regions that need it most. The latest influx of federal money is $6.3 million, reported earlier this week, more than the combined $2.55 million that the program provided for Washington residencies between 2011-2013. Each new residency position is the equivalent of a three-year, guaranteed residency spot for one new doctor. It’s never been more important for Washington to grow its pipeline of new doctors, particularly in underserved urban and rural areas. The state’s projected doctor shortage has Washington State University considering opening its own medical school in Spokane.

It is unique because it partners medical residents with community health clinics that typically work with low-income or underserved populations. It benefits the resident by giving a new doctor real world experience, and helps communities by getting more doctors where they are needed most. The program was created in 2010 as part of the Affordable Care Act, and brought the first round of new residency spots to Washington in 2011. Initially, Yakima and Ellensburg received the funding for residents, but as more money has come in through the program, it’s been expanded to Tacoma, Spokane and to the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority.

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03
Jul
14

Special Guest

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1776DC: We’ve got a special guest mentor visiting our #startups today! @BarackObama

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1776DC: Welcome to 1776 @BarackObama!

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1776DC: .@BarackObama talking #jobs and growing the #economy at 1776

19
Jun
14

Chat On!

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs graduate Isiah Guinyard after he was presented with a Student Achievement Award during the DC College Access Program Class of 2014 graduation celebration in Washington, June 19

18
Jun
14

The First Lady Speaks at Naturalization Ceremony

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs an immigrant next to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson during a Naturalization Ceremony at the National Archives in Washington, June 18

06
Jun
14

Welcome Home Mr. President

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President Barack Obama salutes a Marine as he exits the Marine One helicopter on his return at dusk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, after attending remembrance activities on the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France

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President Barack Obama returns at dusk on the South Lawn of the White House

19
May
14

Big Leaguer Visits Little Leaguers

President Obama poses with Little League baseball players and their coach at Friendship Park in Washington, May 19

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