Dr. Green is Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine and the Epperson-Zorn Chair for Innovation in Family Medicine and Primary Care at the University of Colorado. He is an academic family physician who has served in various roles including medical practice in rural and urban settings, residency director, investigator, teacher, and department chair. He directed Prescription for Health, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on addressing unhealthy behaviors in primary care practice. He also directed Advancing Care Together and Upstream! Together funded by The Colorado Health Foundation, aiming to change a broad spectrum of practices to provide integrated care and establish a movement to prevent mental, emotional, and behavioral problems. He served as founding director of the Robert Graham Policy Center in Washington DC and is a regular member of the National Academy of Medicine. His current work emphasizes redesigning how clinical practice, health professions education, physician certification, and clinical research are done.