Russell Maier MD, FAAFP
Dr Maier, as Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education serves as an advisor and resource supporting Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education (CME), Inter-professional Education (IPE) and other duties as assigned by COM Dean. He has a long history of working in residency education as a faculty member and program director, institutional work as DIO, and advocacy work at the regional and national level.
Dr Maier has served on several boards including the Arcora Oral Health foundation as the first physician chair and inaugural chair of the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine GME committee. He co-founded Smiles for Life, the national oral health curriculum for health care providers and has remained active in integrating oral health into medical care. He is currently in the leadership of the Washington Academy of Family Physicians as president elect, and serves as the WAFP delegate east side to the American Academy of Family Physicians. He also serves as the Washington State Medical Association representative to the Washington State Governor’s Health Workforce Council and as treasurer of the National Psychology Training Consortium.