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Department of Pediatrics

Medical Student Sites

Educators are a faculty member or resident located at the medical student training sites. Below is a list of the primary training locations and the Site Director(s) and administrative person (if applicable).

Training Sites and Directors (coordinators if applicable)

Clerkship Director, Jordan Symons, MD

Clinical Phase


  • LIC(Olympia/Centralia)-Parimal Deodhar, MD and Lily Lo, MD
  • Everett – Uma Khazanie, MD and Jane Jester, MD
  • Moses Lake – Jill Dudik Bross, MD
  • Seattle – Rebecca Burns, MD and Abena Knight, MD (Sara Fear)
  • Spokane – Brian Simmerman, MD (Crytal Talamantes)
  • Spokan Kaiser–Cicely White, MD and Tanisha Morton, MD
  • Tacoma (Madigan) – Susan Mosier, MD
  • Tacoma (Mary Bridge) – Mary Fairchok, MD (Kareena Andreas)
  • Wenatchee – Teo Butiu, MD


  • Cheyenne – Andrew Rose, MD
  • Jackson – Travis Riddell, MD


  • Anchorage –Jessica Arasmith, MD (Shyla Dema, Alaska Regional Office)


  • Billings – Brian Starr, MD  and Laura Nicholson, MD (Suzie Thomas, Track Office)
  • Bozeman – Katie D'Ardenne, MD
  • Great Falls – Colleen Marron, MD
  • Helena – Tom Strizich, MD (Chris Kiser), Venus Villalva, MD
  • Kalispell – Courtney Paterson, MD and John Cole, MD (Amy Sterchi)
  • Missoula –  Jennifer Hall, MD and Lauren Wilson, MD (Liz Kelsey, Track Office)


  • Boise – Perry Brown, MD and Tom Patterson, MD (Kaye Nelson)
  • Idaho Falls – Kelly Anderson, MD (Natalie Snarr)
  • Pocatello – Shaun Summerill, MD (Heather Gunter)
  • Lewiston - Darby Justis, MD

Exploration Phase

Advanced Patient Care and Sub-I Director: Esther Chung, MD
Elective Director: Emily Meyers, MD

All WWAMI states

  • PEDS 699P WWAMI Special Elective – Esther Chung, MD or Emily Meyers, MD (Carla Salldin)

Spokane, WA

  • PEDS 623P Pediatric Child Abuse - Spokane - Teresa Forshag, ARNP
  • PEDS 624P Pediatric Emergency Medicine – Breanna Barger-Kamate, MD
  • PEDS 636P Pediatric Cardiology – Jennifer Plymale, MD
  • PEDS 692P Advanced General Pediatrics (Sub-I) – Lacy Irwin, MD and Kristin Johnson, MD

Tacoma, WA (Mary Bridge)

  • PEDS 693P Advanced General Pediatrics (Sub-I) – Mary Fairchok, MD (Kareena Andreas)

Anchorage, AK

  • PEDS 637P Pediatric Cardiology – Scott Wellman, MD (Peggy Imada)

Boise, ID

  • PEDS 635P Pediatric Cardiology-Boise - Michael Womack, MD
  • PEDS 640P Pediatric Gastroenterology – Tyler Burpee, MD
  • PEDS 678P Pediatric Infectious Disease – Ingrid Lundgren, MD
  • PEDS 690P Advanced General Pediatrics (Sub-I) – Perry Brown, MD (Kaye Nelson)

Billings, MT

  • PEDS 620 Pediatric Sub-Specialty Clinics – Brian Starr, MD

Missoula, MT

  • PEDS 628P - Pediatric Allergy and Immunology-Missoula - Carol Cady, MD
  • PEDS 629P - Neonatal Pediatrics-Missoula - Bonnie Stephens, MD
  • PEDS 638 – Pediatric Cardiology – Joshua Sticka, MD

Lander, WY

  • PEDS 689 Advanced Rural Pediatrics –Shalini Forbis, MD