Nancy Coy, senior Medical Education Coordinator
Nancy is a native Seattleite who grew up in the neighborhood of West Seattle. She attended Western Washington University in Bellingham and made that city her home for many years. She has chosen healthcare as her career because it gives her a sense of “giving back” which she finds personally rewarding. She joined Swedish in 1998 as a Coordinator with Clinical Education. In October 2009 Nancy was delighted to become a member of the Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency. She enjoys her daily interactions with the faculty and residents and is proud to be part of this dynamic program. On a personal note Nancy loves spending time with family and friends, sunny days, spending time at Lake Chelan, flowers, books, dishes, laughter, live theater, chocolate, and coffee. You’ll find her in the Starbucks line every morning.
Renee C. Conroy, Administrative Assistant
Renee C. Conroy has been a native of Seattle for over 20 plus years. After being a single mom of two great kids, Renee has attended the local community colleges; Seattle Central and South Seattle Community college working on her degree. She is excited to be starting her final steps of her degree in the upcoming winter quarter. She enjoys providing exceptional service (customer service) as her motto is “that could be me” on the other side receiving the service given. She joined Swedish in 2011 working her way up, from the ER to Main registration and Swedish Colon & Rectal. She brings a variety of skills with her, organization, team work, and positive energy. She enjoys working with the faculty, residents, and staff. She has two successful children, a daughter who works for Swedish also, Labor & Delivery, and a son who is an assistant basketball coach at the UW. Her greatest accomplishment is seeing them flourish as adults and assisting with raising her six grandchildren. You’ll see Renee's smiling face at the front desk to greet you when you come to visit.
Katherine Venables, Medical education coordinator
Katherine is a fourth-generation Washingtonian who was born and raised in Seattle. Initially inspired to go into healthcare after spending a lot of time in and out of hospitals as a child, she attended the University of Washington where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Public Health and fostered a fierce belief in health equity and social justice. As the newest member of the Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency team, Katherine is always eager to learn more about the ins and outs of the residency program. When Katherine isn’t at work, she can be found on a patio at one of the many breweries in Seattle, making a mess of her kitchen, or spending time with her cat Juniper.
Medical Education Coordinator
David is Washington native who was born and raised in the Tacoma area. Growing up in the northwest music scene, David spent his youth singing in bands and making music. In his early 20’s he apprenticed with Cliff Goodman at the Seattle Glass Blowing Studio, and has been blowing glass ever since. He was an instructor for the highschool glass blowing program at Pratt Fine Arts center in the Central District of Seattle for 11 years. In his late 20’s, David started work as a Systems Engineer for several IT firms in Seattle. While applying for a tech job at Swedish he landed in a job with the GME department on First Hill, and although it was only supposed to be for three days, he loved it and ended up working there for 11 years. During his time at Swedish he went back to school to earn his RN. He currently works part time for the Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine program, as well as working full time as the nurse namager for the El Rey Inpatient Treatment program in the Belltown district of Seattle. In his free time, David enjoys reading, music, art, and hiking and camping with his friends.