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  1. Dorothy and Chris Receive Soundie Awards for Excellence

    August 17, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    This past month we recognized two exceptional employees at Sound Family Medicine with our quarterly Soundies award! A Soundie is an award given for recognition of all the hard work and effort our staff puts in every day to give our patients the best care possible. To be nominated for a Soundie, a staff member […]

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  2. Sound Family Medicine By the Decades

    Sound Family Medicine By the Decades

    August 14, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Sound Family Medicine celebrates its 34th birthday this August, and to celebrate, we’re taking you back to the past to see how SFM has grown over the past three decades. We’re flashing back to our 4th, 14th, and 24th anniversary to give you a glimpse of how we’ve grown. 1988 – Four Years of South […]

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  3. Us & You at 34: Sound Family Medicine Gets Advice on Turning 34

    Us & You at 34: Sound Family Medicine Gets Advice on Turning 34

    August 7, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    This August, Sound Family Medicine celebrates 34 years of providing quality family care to the families of Pierce County. To celebrate, we looked to our patients for advice on what they’ve learned reaching different “34” milestones in their lives. These interviews helped connect us to our community, spend time with our patients and learn about […]

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  4. Baby’s First Year Milestones

    Baby’s First Year Milestones

    July 23, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Your baby’s first year is a big one, both for you and for her! So what should you expect at each developmental stage from your newborn? Sound Family Medicine is here to help answer the tough questions about each stage and let you know what to expect from us during each phase, specifically at her […]

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  5. Why We Walk: Relay For Life

    Why We Walk: Relay For Life

    July 2, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    This year marks Sound Family Medicine’s 18th year participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, happening on July 20th. The relay is located at Sunset Chevrolet Stadium, right off of Sumner’s Main Street, and runs for 18 hours – from 6pm Friday night to 10am the following Saturday. Again this year, SFM hosting […]

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  6. Let’s Get Physical(s)!

    Let’s Get Physical(s)!

    June 25, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Back to school is full of fun moments: school supply shopping, clothing sales, first day haircuts, and the annual sports physical. The fall season can be stressful but Sound Family Medicine is here to lighten the load and help you start September right. You can call and make an appointment or hop over to one […]

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  7. 16 Reasons You May Need A Walk-In Clinic This Summer

    16 Reasons You May Need A Walk-In Clinic This Summer

    June 25, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Everyone loves fun in the sun, but sometimes summer can be too fun. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of reasons why our walk-in clinics are open early mornings, late evenings and during the weekend to care for you: You had too much fun rolling in the grass, causing you to get stung by a […]

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  8. SFM Hosts Free Wellness Carnival for Bonney Lake Community

    SFM Hosts Free Wellness Carnival for Bonney Lake Community

    June 14, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    On June 2nd, SFM hosted our first ever Carnival and Wellness Fair from the pavement of our Bonney Lake clinic. It was a free event open to the community designed to help our neighbors learn about ways they can stay healthy, get connected to local healthcare providers and services, and have some good ole fun […]

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  9. Introducing Our 2018 Scholarship Winners!

    Introducing Our 2018 Scholarship Winners!

    June 13, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    2018 is our 14th year awarding scholarships to Puyallup and Bonney Lake area high school seniors pursuing a career in healthcare. Sound Family Medicine has a 30 plus year history in this community, and we are thoroughly pleased to be able to award these five deserving students with a scholarship to help them further their […]

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  10. 2018 Patients’ Choice Awards Announced

    2018 Patients’ Choice Awards Announced

    March 21, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Millions of patients each year share their healthcare experiences in online communities, including vitals.com. For Vitals, these reviews are analyzed along with quality measures to recognize the top 5% of providers across the country. Not only do these reviews recognize outstanding patient care but they also drive continuous improvement for practices like Sound Family Medicine. […]

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  11. NEW mySFM Patient Portal Debuts February 2018

    NEW mySFM Patient Portal Debuts February 2018

    February 1, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Sound Family Medicine understands that communication and access are essential in your relationship with your provider team. To help provide the best experience possible for you, we are launching a brand new patient portal this February. We can’t wait for you to see it! Our secure online patient portal gives you full access to: schedule appointments online […]

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  12. American Cancer Society Awards Sound Family Medicine

    American Cancer Society Awards Sound Family Medicine

    January 5, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Cancer has impacted our lives, the lives of our patients and likely you. Although we don’t always understand it or can treat it, we find hope in knowing we can fight it. Since 2000, Sound Family Medicine has participated in the American Cancer Society (ACS)’s largest fundraiser, Relay for Life. It started with a small, […]

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  13. Mumps: Tracie Jefferson Explains on KOMO News Radio

    Mumps: Tracie Jefferson Explains on KOMO News Radio

    January 4, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    In 2017, Washington state had over 400 confirmed cases of the mumps. Sound Family Medicine’s Tracie Jefferson, PA, spoke with KOMO News Radio’s “Health Talk” about what you need to know about prevention and treatment. Below is an audio clip as well as the transcript of the interview which aired February 12th, 2017. KOMO News Radio […]

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  14. Coping with Loss During the Holidays

    Coping with Loss During the Holidays

    December 15, 2017

    Posted By: SFM

    The best part of practicing in family medicine is getting to know our patient’s unique family dynamics, everyone’s personalities and witnessing your lives together. We get to share in moments of victory, and come alongside you during the times it seems as though defeat is inevitable. Many of you have laughed during your visits with […]

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  15. No Hungry Tummies this Thanksgiving

    No Hungry Tummies this Thanksgiving

    November 13, 2017

    Posted By: SFM

    Did you know that the Puyallup Food Bank serves more than 70,000 people each year with the 10 tons of food donated each week? That’s more than 1 million nutritious meals every year! These meals are made possible by generous neighbors in our communities and the kind hearts of people like the staff at Sound […]

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