Family Medicine Residency Coordinator
624 E. Front Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202
P (509) 626-9900
F (509) 626-9920
Family Medicine Residency Spokane has 11 faculty and more than 100 physicians who comprise the volunteer clinical faculty. They teach 32 residents at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, at the Family Medicine Residency clinic (located at the STHC) and in other locations.
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. ABFM certified. Dr. Gilbert graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine where she also completed her undergraduate studies. She has been practicing in Spokane since completing her residency at FMS. She joined the faculty in 2014. She also teaches first-year medical students and is a team physician for Gonzaga University athletes.
Dr. Paula Dygert joined our faculty in September of 2016. She is originally from Upstate New York and graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 2000. She completed residency training at the Harvard Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program in 2004. After residency, she practiced rural family medicine for 12 years in private practice with father. While in New York, she was actively involved in teaching family medicine residents and Upstate Medical University medical students in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her clinical care interests focus on delivering quality care to the complicated medical patient and helping patients and families struggling with addiction. Dr. Dygert has four children and spends most of her free time enjoying her family.
Sports Medicine Fellowship Assistant Director
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. ABFM certified. Dr. Brandon completed her residency at Family Medicine Spokane in 2008. After graduation, she completed a one-year fellowship in Sports Medicine at Family Medicine Spokane. Dr. Brandon stayed on as part-time faculty. In August 2010, she moved to full-time faculty and Sports Medicine Fellowship assistant director. Dr. Brandon plays a key role in developing our relationships for physician coverage with many of Spokane’s sports teams, including Spokane Indians baseball, Spokane Chiefs hockey and Whitworth University. She also provides coverage for high school sporting events. Dr. Brandon also oversees our Osteopathic Manipulation Clinic.
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. In 2003 Dr. Maurer became the Behavioral Science Coordinator for Family Medicine Residency Spokane, bringing 23 years of Family Medicine Residency teaching experience at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. Dr. Maurer completed his Clinical Psychology program at the University of Houston with a one-year internship at the Houston Veterans Administration Hospital. One-on-one precepting and teaching of residents benefits both residents and patients. He has two books in print: “One Small Step Can Change Your Life” and “The Spirit of Kaizen.”
Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. ABFM certified. Twenty-nine years with Family Medicine Spokane; 19 years as Program Director. Responsible for the academic, clinical, and fiscal management of FMS, FMS Rural Training Track, Family Medicine OB and Sports Medicine Fellowships. Special interests in women’s and Native American healthcare and procedural medicine. Current community activities include member of the Board of Directors of the Spokane Medical Society, chair of Family Medicine Department Rockwood-Deaconess Hospital and chair of Primary Care Update Regional Medical Conference.
Sports Medicine Fellowship Director
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. ABFM certified, CAQ in Sports Medicine. Dr. Reisman is the team physician for Whitworth University and a committee member for the United States Figure Skating Team. He began as full time faculty in May 2008 and is responsible for the Sports Medicine Fellowship. He has several years of family medicine and sports medicine experience.
Director of Family Medicine OB Fellowship and Sacred Heart Maternity Clinic
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept of Family Medicine. ABFM certified. Dr. Wildman attended USC Keck School of Medicine and completed her residency at Glendale Adventist Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Wildman joined our full time faculty in 2010 with many years of experience in full scope Family Medicine. She has worked in rural and urban practices, and was formerly the program director of the Family Medicine residency in Casper, Wyoming. She practices full spectrum family medicine and has special interests in women’s health and obstetrics.
Clinical Instructor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. ABFM certified. Dr. Zimmermann graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine, then completed her residency at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in 2012. She has interests in women’s healthcare, and full spectrum family medicine. She enjoys spending time with her husband seeking outdoor adventures.
Dr. Sarah Wilhelm graduated from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR in 2000 and completed her residency at Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA in 2003. She has practiced both primary care and urgent care in Seattle, Spokane, and New Orleans. She is a Clinical Instructor with the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and is ABFM certified. Her professional interests include women’s health, contraception, and LGBTQ healthcare. Outside of work, she loves gardening, playing music with friends, tabletop board games, and hiking in National Parks with her physician husband and two children.
Angie Eakin is dual board certified in family medicine and lifestyle medicine. After growing up in Montana, she started her journey in healthcare by studying and obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree and Masters of Science degree in nutrition and dietetics at East Carolina University. She then attended medical school at the University of North Dakota and completed her residency training at the University of Washington Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA.
In 2015 she helped Dr. Neal Barnard and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine open up the first completely vegan (plant-based) primary care clinic in Washington DC, where she was a primary care provider and staff physician for the organization. In 2017 she was part of the inaugural class of lifestyle medicine physicians. She has extensive primary care and chronic disease management experience in both private practice and large multi-specialty clinic settings.
Angie is passionate about using diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors as therapeutic treatment options. She lives by the same principles that she recommends to all her patients. In her free time she enjoys running, traveling and exploring new places, spending time with family and friends and cooking plant based meals.
Stephenie is originally from Montana, but have lived in 10 states either during childhood or during her education, and has visited all but 5 states. She graduated from Touro University, Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine and did her residency training at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa Oklahoma. Stephenie did a one year fellowship in obstetrics at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in South Carolina.
Her interests include women’s health, management of chronic problems, procedures, and utilization of osteopathy. Along with spending time with family and friends, Stephenie enjoys hiking, board games, golfing, knitting, reading, baking, and traveling.