Michelle DuMond

Location(s):

International District

Language:

English

Degree:

BS, MD

Education:

Cornell University Cell and Molecular Biology, Medical School
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
University of Washington Family Medicine Residency
Fogarty Global Health Research Fellowship

Why I Work at ICHS:

I am passionate about global health and serving the international district community.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I strive to empower patients through patient education, shared decision making, and optimizing patient values and evidence-based medicine.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I lived in Bangkok from 2017 to 2018 conducting a global health research project.

Amy May Yam

Amy Yam, Medical, Bellevue ClinicLocation:

Bellevue

Language:

Language(s): English, Spanish

Degree:

MD

Education:

Medical College of Wisconsin

Residency:

Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine

cetification:

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Why I Work at ICHS:

I love the diversity, the camaraderie, and the commitment to those who are most in need.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe in the power of continuity and enjoy working with patients over time to address their personal health goals.  I am passionate about social justice and believe it is equally important to advocate for patients outside of the clinic setting in order to create a healthier community.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I have the same 3 letters in my first, middle and last name!

Lauren Lawler

Lauren Lawler, MD, physician, International District ClinicLocation(s):

International District

Language:

English

Degree:

MD, MPH

Education:

Undergraduate, University of Washington
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health
Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency

Why I Work at ICHS:

I am inspired by the deep roots ICHS has in the community and the passionate commitment of its providers and staff to high quality health care, equity and social justice.

Patient Care Philosophy:

My primary goal as a provider is to serve as an advocate and partner for my patients and their families to help them achieve wellness. I enjoy the variety of family medicine and find joy in building relationships with my patients over time

Interesting Note About Myself:

In my free time I love to spend time gardening and cooking/baking and am excited for my young son to join me in the kitchen and garden when he is older.

Diane Chen

Diane Chen, Acupuncturist, International District ClinicLocation(s):

International District

Language:

English, Mandarin

Certification:

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Certificate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology

Education:

Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine

Why I Work at ICHS:

To serve the Asian and local community with other highly skilled and compassionate health care providers.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I seek to understand and assist every patient in moving toward their health goals, taking into account their individual constitution and environment.

 

Jessica Vuong

Location(s):

ICHS Vision Clinic

Language:

English, Vietnamese, Spanish

Degree:

OD

Education:

University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry

Certification:

Doctor of Optometry

Why I Work at ICHS:

I look forward to caring for a diverse patient population via collaboration within the healthcare community. My experiences throughout my career have enabled me to engage with multicultural communities and to work with individuals of various ages ranging from infancy to geriatrics.

Patient Care Philosophy:

With every patient encounter, I strive to provide thorough care and to educate so that patients are able to understand the full picture of their ocular health.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I am originally from California. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, going to different national parks, and trying out new restaurants.

Anh Hong Ta

Location:

Holly Park

Language:

English, Vietnamese

Degree:

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Education:

Pacific Lutheran University, DNP
Washington State University, BSN

Certification:

Family Nurse Practitioner- ANCC Board Certified (FNP-BC)

Why I Work at ICHS:

It is a great opportunity for me to be part of ICHS as I believe in the ICHS mission statement and in providing culturally and linguistically appropriate health care for all.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe that patients should be treated with dignity, compassion and respect as an individual, regardless of their background, religion, culture and color of the human race. As a primary care provider, I will always strive to acquire new knowledge, implement technologies and transform evidence-based practices to make sure my patients receive optimal care.

Interesting Note About Myself:

My interests include drawing, reading, listening to music, spending time with my family and friends, and travelling to different places.

Rebecca Calderara

Location:

Holly Park

Language:

English

Degree:

MSN

Education:

Seattle University, MSN
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA

CERTIFICATION:

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)

Why I Work at ICHS:

It is an enormous privilege to be part of the ICHS team and contribute to a community of people striving to promote health equity and outstanding patient care.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I’m inspired by and eager to learn from the experiences and unique perspectives of ICHS patients; and honored to play a role in their health as a primary care provider.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I love to go hiking, which makes Washington a perfect place to live! I also minored in art history in college, and love to paint and do graphic design work.

Tiffany Wang

Tiffany Wang, MD, Physician. ICHS International District ClinicLocation:

International District

Language:

English, Mandarin

Medical Degree:

MD

Education:

Emory University School of Medicine

Why I Work at ICHS:

I believe in the work that ICHS does and the community it serves.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I want my patients to feel both autonomous and supported

Interesting Note About Myself:

I lived and worked in the Marshall Islands for a year.

Asqual Getaneh

Asqual Getanek, medical director and physician, ICHS International District ClinicLocation:

International District

Language:

English, Amharic, Spanish

Medical Degree:

MD, MPH

Education:

University of Washington

Residency:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City

Certifications:

BLS

Why I Work at ICHS:

Because of its vision of healthier people, thriving families, empowered communities and a just society. I work at ICHS because of its commitment to its employees and because the people who work there are committed to service.

Patient Care Philosophy:

An individual’s health and health concerns are partly expressions of the individual’s unique life journey, sociocultural environment and genetic influences. A critical step in the effective delivery of quality health care is the narrative exchange between patient and clinician to understand, temper and/or harness these influences.

Interesting Note About Myself:

The highlight of my travels thus far is hiking the glaciers of Patagonia in Chile.