Dan Schmidt

Dan Schmidt

Dr. Dan Schmidt graduated from Idaho WAMI in 1986. Today, he works part-time in a Federally Qualified Health Center as a family doctor and specializes in treating people with opioid addiction. From 2010 to 2016, Schmidt served constituents as an Idaho State Senator in District 6 and then in District 5, and, among other notable activities, advocated for Medicaid Expansion.

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Fertile ground: How building communities helps retain Idaho physicians

By: - March 1, 2023

In 1982, I started medical school at the University of Idaho with WAMI Medical Education. Today, Idaho’s premier medical school is known as WWAMI, which stands for the states that partner with the University of Washington School of Medicine: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (Wyoming had not yet joined the regional medical school when […]