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Brenda Polite, MD, FAAFP

Dr. Brenda Polite is an Assistant Dean for Clinical Education at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She has been a part of the Clinical Education team since 2011 and originally worked with the students during didactics before becoming a regional assistant dean. Dr. Polite graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. She is board certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and has received the degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

With her deep interest in working with students in underprivileged and underserved areas, Dr. Polite pursued a career in Student Health through White Memorial Medical Center providing school-based medical care for college and elementary students in the inner-city. She has volunteered with Expanding Your Horizons, local schools, and other programs to promote higher education and careers in medicine.

In 2016, Dr. Polite was an American Medical Association-WPS Inspirational Physician Recognition Honoree for guiding and inspiring medical students to reach their full potential.

Dr. Polite lives in SW Washington with her family.  In her free time, Dr. Polite likes to bake, travel, and solve puzzles – especially escape rooms.

Dr. Polite discloses that she has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

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Efficient Teaching in a Busy Clinical Practice

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Emergency Medicine |  Family Medicine |  Medical Education |  Patient Experience & Needs |  Primary Care
Elizabeth McMurtry, DO, FACEP |  Brenda Polite, MD, FAAFP
54 Minutes
Short Description:
This session will discuss methods and barriers to teaching within clinical practice.
$40.00 - Non-Members

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