Kent Voorhees

Kent Voorhees, MD

Vice Chair of Education
University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine

Dr. Voorhees oversees family medicine’s educational programs, including five residencies, three fellowships, and medical student education. He sees patients, caring for some more than three decades. Other leadership roles include president, Colorado Academy of Family Physicians; chair, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Commission on Education, and national consultant for family medicine residencies through the AAFP as a Residency Program Solutions consultant. As a national expert on graduate medical education funding, he has been involved in several advocacy initiatives. Dr. Voorhees helped reform Colorado’s Medicaid System as chair of the Medicaid Reform Task Force that adopted the Accountable Care model. He helped write Colorado legislature bills and is an original member of the Graduate Medical Education initiative that influenced bipartisan U.S. senators to promote the country’s physician workforce needs.