About Dr. Epperly

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Ted Epperly, MD is a family physician in Boise, Idaho where he sees patients, teaches family medicine residents, and directs the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho.  He is a clinical professor of family and community medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and is a past president and chairman of the board of the American Academy of twenty-two Family Physicians, which represents over 100,300 family physicians nationally.  Dr. Epperly is the co-chair of the Center on Accountable Care of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), which is comprised of over 1,000 organizations dedicated to transforming the United States health care system around primary care.  Dr. Epperly has published over 50 articles and has given over 850 lectures and media interviews nationally and internationally on medical topics and health care reform and its importance.

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Ted Epperly, MD, FAAFP, Mini CV

  • Author of “Fractured: America’s Broken Health Care System and What We Must Do To Heal It” to be released May 2012
  • Past President (2008-2009 ) and Past Board Chair ( 2009-2010 ), American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Co-chair Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative Center on Accountable Care
  • Published more than 45 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. Given over 850 lectures and media interviews
  • Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Former Colonel in US Army
  • One of America’s 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare per Modern Healthcare
  • Currently Program Director and CEO, Family Medicine Residency of Idaho ( 2001- Present)
  • Utah State University 1972-1976 ( BS Zoology ), University of Washington School of Medicine ( 1976-1980
  • Board Member – Central District Health Department
  • Happily Married for 38 years with Two Children