Jeffrey Cain, MD

Jeffrey J. Cain MD is the past President of the AAFP and practices family medicine as an associate professor in the University of Colorado’s Department of Family Medicine. Previously he was Chief of Family Medicine at the Children’s Hospital Denver. Dr. Cain sits on multiple boards and is an experienced teacher and presenter with numerous publications. 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. A former member of the national board of directors of the Amputee Coalition, Cain’s efforts have resulted in passage of prosthetic access laws in 22 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 US National Snowboarding Championships.

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