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TRUST WRITE Site- Douglas, Wyoming

TRUST WRITE Site- Douglas, Wyoming 

 

PreceptorsTrust Douglas

James Morgan, MD – Family Physician is the Site Coordinator

Clinic: The medical staff consists of 4 family physicians, 3 internists, 2 general surgeons, 1 OB/GYN, 1 radiologist, 2 orthopedic surgeons, 1 podiatrist, and a number of mid-levels.  Dr. Jim Morgan is the VPM and a long time RUOP preceptor who will take the teaching lead.  One of the other three family physicians is a WWAMI grad.  All are excited to be involved in teaching.

Nursing Home: We have a nursing home that has just been remodeled to include an Alzheimer's unit and all new private rooms with new therapy areas.

Hospital: Memorial Hospital of Converse County is a 25-bed CAH that serves the surrounding region.

 

Community

Douglas, Wyoming is home to the Wyoming State Fair, the Wyoming Pioneer Museum, and the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy.  Agriculture remains important culturally with active ranching of horses, sheep, and cows.  Rodeo is another iconic part of the community's activities.  However, the energy industry is dominant in the economy.  Workplace issues for coal miners, railroad workers, uranium, and oil industry workers make up a large part of medical practice in this area.  Douglas also claims ready access to year round outdoor sporting activities including hunting, fishing, North Platte River and  Glendo Lake recreation, as well as  mountain hiking at nearby Laramie Peak which rises to 10,300 feet from the 5,000 foot elevation of the town.  Winters are mild enough that the local 18 hole golf-course is often active all but a few weeks of every year.

 

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Department 4238

Health Sciences Bldg Rm 457

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2497

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Email: wyo-wwami@uwyo.edu

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