The Everett Clinic, part of OptumCare, has once again been honored with top awards from APG’s 2019 Standards of Excellence™ survey. APG, formerly known as CAPG, is the nation’s leading association for physician groups focused on coordinated care. Read more about The Everett Clinic Earns America’s Physician Groups (APG) Standards of Excellence™ Elite Honors
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As a child, Dr. Katherine Hurd knew medicine was her calling after watching a slideshow from her aunt’s mission trip to Uganda. Each picture showed her a beautiful world in need and she felt the pull to respond.
“From that moment on, I was drawn to medicine and medical missions,” she said.
Years later, after completing medical school at the University of Washington, Hurd took a job with a non-profit in Uganda conducting malaria research. Her childhood dream became reality. Read more about Spotlight: Katherine Hurd, MD
Dr. Rick Thurmer is on the verge of history. The only thing standing in his way is K2, the second-highest mountain in the world, also called Savage Mountain for its degree of difficulty to summit.
Reaching the top of K2 will mean Thurmer, a Walk-In Clinic physician and experienced mountaineer, will become only the third known person in history to climb the highest and second-highest mountains on all seven continents. Read more about TEC Physician takes on K2, hopes to climb into history
Dave Lauer was overcome with emotion when he first saw the portrait of his late father. It was an image he hadn’t seen in more than 10 years.
“When I saw it, I lost it right there,” he said. “It was such an emotional moment.” Read more about Son reunited with portrait of late father, first TEC specialist