Winslow Gerrish, PhD

Behavioral Science

Dr. Winslow Gerrish is the Director of Behavioral Sciences, Research and Grants at Full Circle Health. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University and completed an internship at the VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Before coming to Full Circle Health, he acted as director of the PTSD clinic at the Boise VAMC and served as faculty in their Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education. Dr. Gerrish grew up the son of a rural, full-spectrum, family doc in a small dairy town in Washington State. This upbringing laid the foundation of his life-long passion for family medicine and caring for the underserved.

If you ask, he will tell you that Family Medicine is the cure to this country’s healthcare woes. And he believes this with true passion. Dr. Gerrish’s primary career goal is to train future Family Physicians to better understand and provide whole-person care to their patients. Dr. Gerrish is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is author to multiple publications and presentations related to Family Medicine and primary care including the book, Interprofessional Education in the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Implications from Complex Adaptive Systems Theory. Dr. Gerrish loves being outdoors. When not at work, you will find him with his family trying to get lost in the mountains or engaged in some type of crazy outdoor activity.