Robbie Sherman MD
Medical Director for the Patient Experience and Physician Development
American Board of Family Practice
Dr. Sherman earned a medical degree from the University of Washington and completed a residency in family practice at Swedish Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. Sherman has enjoyed the full spectrum of family medicine during her career. Currently she serves as Medical Director for the Patient Experience and Physician Development, working to promote great relationships between physicians and patients. She teaches classes in communications at The Polyclinic and for the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. She is a credentialed Balint group leader, and holds regular meetings at The Polyclinic to promote deeper understanding of the physician-patient relationship. She is also a consultant with Physicians Insurance on communications and provider support. She continues to see patients a few hours per week in various locations at The Polyclinic.
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