About

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Frank deGruy, Chair, Department of Family Medicine

Frank V. deGruy, III, MD

Woodward-Chisholm Endowed Chair

Welcome to the Department of Family Medicine

We are one of the largest and most innovative departments of Family Medicine in the United States: 

  • More than 145 regular faculty
  • More than 75 affiliate faculty
  • More than 65 support staff 
  • 600+ volunteer faculty

We are a progressive organization dedicated to diversity, inclusion, and equity in hiring practices and professional development, medical student education, and patient care.

We are here to help people be healthier.

The Quadruple Aim is enhancing the quality of patient care, improving the health of populations, reducing the cost of health care, and increasing staff satisfaction. We strive to achieve the Quadruple Aim by:

  • Providing outstanding care to patients.
  • Creating new knowledge.
  • Training the primary care workforce.
  • Connecting with our communities to achieve health equity.
  • To integrate our clinical, research, and educational activities into meaningful outcomes for our patients and communities.
  • To create new and nurture existing strategic partnerships to expand our influence in order to improve the health and quality of life for all patients. 
  • To promote lifelong learning and professional development.
  • To build and foster a diverse and inclusive team that reflects the communities we serve.
  • Acting boldly and from the heart, always persevering to do the right thing.
  • Fostering trust and collaborations that further our mission.
  • Encouraging the pursuit of individual paths within our collective groups.
  • Cultivating innovation, experimenting, and growth.
  • Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people.  

Family Medicine Leadership

Contact:

Robert Thompson
Communications Program Director
FMNews@cuanschutz.edu