Idaho’s Program To Train Doctors Still Relevant At 40

Mar 21, 2012

More than 500 students from Idaho have become doctors through a special medical exchange program known as WWAMI. It’s named for the five states that are part of it Washington, Wyoming,  Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. This year WWAMI celebrates its 40th birthday.  Patrice Burgess graduated from that program in 1990. Now she’s a family physician in Boise. She also works with the University of Idaho as a WWAMI advocate.   She told Adam Cotterell WWAMI only takes a select group of students each year: