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Mental & Physical Health Language Changes in our Application

We have successfully audited and updated our state’s licensing questions to remove any possibly stigmatizing language around mental health. Seeking mental health care is both safe and encouraged. Apply here.

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WMC Suspends Out-of-State Physician

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington Medical Commission (WMC) indefinitely suspended the license of Erin L. Fenstermacher (License #60435875) in August 2023, for failure to respond. Dr. Fenstermacher resides in New Mexico.

The WMC issued a statement of charges which alleged Dr. Fenstermacher’s medical license was revoked by the New Mexico Medical Board. Dr.... Read more