The Department of Family Medicine is organized into four principal mission areas and led by vice-chairs and an Executive Committee. See organizational chart.
- Clinical Care
- Community Engagement
- Frank V. deGruy, III, MD, Chair
- Colleen Conry, MD, Senior Vice Chair for Quality and Clinical Affairs
- Brian Bacak, MD, Associate Vice Chair for Clinincal Affairs
- Peter C. Smith, MD, Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
- Kent Voorhees, MD, Vice Chair for Educational Programs
- Dan Burke, MD, Associate Vice Chairs for Educational Program Development
- Donald Nease, Jr., MD, Associate Vice Chair for Research Programs
- Jodi Holtrop, PhD, Associate Vice Chair for Research Programs
- Frank V. deGruy, III, MD, Woodward-Chisholm Endowed Chair
- Wilson Pace, MD, Green-Edelman Chair for Practice-Based Research,
- Larry Green, MD, Epperson-Zorn Endowed Chair for Innovation
- Mark Deutchman, MD, Patrick and Kathleen Thompson Endowed Chair for Rural Health
Department of Family Medicine Facts and Figures:
- Second largest family medicine department in the country.
- Ranked 5th in 2014 by U.S. News and World Report for family medicine training.
- Home to 138 regular faculty and 624 clinical and volunteer faculty.
- Shared teaching of nearly every medical student including: directing the required Foundations of Doctoring longitudinal course, a required 3rd year rural health clerkship, a rural health track, family medicine, community engagement, nutrition and preventive health interest groups, and various elective courses in years 1 through 4.
- Mentor approximately 90 medical students on required mentored scholarly activities.
- Train 66 family medicine residents annually in three accredited programs.
- Home to six fellowship programs in Geriatrics, Palliative Medicine, Primary Care Psychology, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Primary Care Research, and Rural Medicine.
- Sponsor four family medicine practices to which more than 80,000 visits are made annually.
- University of Colorado Hospital inpatient service includes operative obstetrics and care of newborns.
- Support specialized clinics and services in women's health, sports medicine, palliative care, geriatrics, behavioral health and integrated care, substance use treatment, cosmetics, and student health.
- Home to 35 clinical faculty working at Denver Health's Federally Qualified Health Clinics.
- Home to the Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center, a collaboration in primary care studies.
- Win approximately $10 million of external research funding annually.
- Home to three practice-based research networks with shared operations for two additional networks.
- Shared research infrastructure with the Colorado Health Outcomes Program (COHO), which conducts $15 million of externally funded research per year.
- Founder of 2040 Partners for Health, a community-based participatory research partnership with five surrounding neighborhoods.
- Leaders of the community engagement section of the University of Colorado's Clinical and Translational Science Award (CCTSI).