Jeffrey Cain, MD

Dr. Cain is a past president of the AAFP and practices family medicine as an associate professor in the University of Colorado’s Department of Family Medicine. He served as chief of family medicine at the Children’s Hospital Denver, and sits on multiple boards. He founded Tar Wars, an award-winning national children’s tobacco-free education project that has now reached more than 10 million children in 50 states and 16 countries. Dr. Cain is currently a member of the national board of directors of the Amputee Coalition and the chair of the AC Advocacy Committee. His efforts have resulted in passage of prosthetic access laws in 20 states, and the introduction of bipartisan federal prosthetic insurance legislation. In 2013 he was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine, and he holds the first gold medal in adaptive slalom snowboarding from the U.S. National Snowboarding Championships.

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