Post Rock Family Medicine Welcomes Jared Wilmoth

May 17, 2016 | Students | By: Naomi Wyatt

Jared WilmothMy name is Jared Wilmoth, I am a third year medical student from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City. I am working with Dr. Fisher for my family medicine rotation.

-Where are you from?
I grew up in Olathe, just south of Kansas City. However I was born in Parsons, KS and like to claim that I have a little small town blood in me.

-Why did you come to Plainville?
I came to Plainville because I was interested in exploring the practice of medicine in rural areas. Many members of my family have received excellent care in rural hospitals and clinics in Kansas. I wanted to learn about the unique challenges that healthcare providers face when providing care in small town hospitals and clinics.

-What do you hope to be when you’re out of school? Why?
I am interested in the field of anesthesiology because the job requires taking care of all sorts of patients from the well to gravely ill. Anesthesiologist work in clinics, hospitals wards, and operating rooms. You never know what you might see on a daily basis.

-What do you like about shadowing in Plainville?
My favorite part about working in Plainville is definitely the patients. Some of the patients I interact with have been to the clinic multiple times during my rotation which allows me to make a real connection. Everyone is incredibly friendly and hospitable. It’s great to walk down the hall and recognize almost everyone I pass.

-What do you like to do outside of medicine?
I enjoy reading, especially science fiction and thrillers. I also love movies and spending relaxing evenings with friends and family.

-What do you hope to learn from your rotation in Plainville?
Most of the medical school experience is completed within the walls of the hospital which is very different from clinics. During my time in Plainville, I hope to become comfortable handling the diverse types of problems that bring people to see their doctor.