WSU GME Graduation: Internal Medicine Residency – Everett

student receiving award

Last week our Graduate Medical Education team honored graduating preliminary residents and recognized the contributions of faculty and staff who have supported our internal medicine residents’ training.


Darren Pouv, MD

Darren Pouv
  • Graduate of University of Washington College of Medicine
  • Volunteered at Providence in high school, then a medical scribe at TEC and worked as a Cambodian medical interpreter for Snohomish County prior to starting residency.
  • Pursing advanced residency training at Virginia Mason for Diagnostic Imaging

What others are saying:

Darren is the most organized resident I’ve ever met and is always so helpful and proactive… I’ll never forget his kindness.”

Darren, what a blast it has been to get to know you. Your friendship is one I cherish, and I know will continue to grow! I’m so excited to see you flourish over the next few years in the next chapter of your life. Congrats on finishing intern year! We did it!”

Jorge Parra, DO

Jorge Parra
  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Medicine graduate
  • US Army Reserve officer (1st Lieutenant), MDSSP US Army Reserve scholarship recipient
  • Hobbies: adventure sports including mountain biking, indoor climbing, and preparing for fatherhood
  • Pursing advanced residency training in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Vermont

What others are saying:

Thank you so much for always creating safe decompression spaces for all of us, your energy will be immediately missed! Thank you for always genuinely asking how I’m doing!”

Jorge is such a blast to work with. He knows how to balance humor with compassion for others and the days always feel a bit lighter with him around. We’ll miss him!”

Award Recipients

  • Outstanding Teaching Award Internal Medicine: Dr. Shawn Schweitzer
  • Outstanding Teaching Award – Specialist: Dr. Shawn Slack
  • Staff Appreciation Award: Jodi Ferguson