Title

Primary Care Meets Population Health

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

4-11-2014

Abstract

The 22nd Annual Paul C. Brucker, MD Lecture. Dr. Grumbach’s research on topics such as primary care physician supply and access to care, innovations in the delivery of primary care, and racial and ethnic diversity in the health professions have been published in major medical journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA and cited widely in both health policy forums and the general media. A recipient of several academic, industry, and civic awards, Dr. Grumbach has served as an advisor to President Barack Obama and Congress on health policy and reform. He co-authored the best-selling textbook on health policy, Understanding Health Policy -- A Clinical Approach, and the book, Improving Primary Care -- Strategies and Tools for a Better Practice. Dr. Grumbach is also the Co-Director of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care, and Co-Director of the Community Engagement and Health Policy Program for the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute. He chairs the steering committee for the California Advanced Primary Care Institute in addition to practicing family medicine. He is also a member of the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences.

Presentation: 1 hour