Kent Voorhees, MD

Dr. Voorhees oversees the CU Family Medicine Department’s educational programs, including five residency programs, three fellowships, and medical student education. He continues to see patients, and some cared for some for more than 34 years. Other leadership roles include, President of the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, the Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP0 Commission on Education, and national consultant for family medicine residencies through the AAFP as a Residency Program Solutions consultant. Considered to be a national expert on graduate medical education funding, he has been involved in a number of advocacy projects. He helped reform Colorado’s Medicaid System, serving as chair of the Medicaid Reform Task Force that adopted the Accountable Care model. He helped write bills for the Colorado legislature, and is an original member of the GME Initiative, helped influence bipartisan U.S. Senators to promote the physician workforce needs of the country, which they did.

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