Larry A. Green, MD

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Immediate Past Chair

Dr. Larry Green is the Immediate Past Chair of the ABMS Board of Directors. He has served on the ABMS Board of Directors since 2010. He is Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) and was a member of the Board of Directors of the ABFM Foundation.

Dr. Green is the Distinguished Professor and Epperson Zorn Chair for Innovation In Family Medicine and Primary Care at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has been involved in academic medicine for more than 40 years, having joined the faculty at the University of Colorado in 1977. During that time, he has served in various roles, including practicing physician, Residency Program Director, Developer of Practice-Based Research Networks, and Department Chair.

In 1999, Dr. Green was the founding director of the Robert Graham Center, a Washington, DC-based research policy center sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. He served on the Steering Committee of the Future of Family Medicine Project that propelled the patient-centered medical home forward. Dr. Green directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Prescription for Health program focused on incorporating health behavior change in redesigned primary care practices.

Dr. Green is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He received the Curtis Hames Research Award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and the Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research from the North American Primary Care Research Group.

Dr. Green received his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and completed his family medicine residency at Highland Hospital and the University of Rochester in New York. He served in the National Health Service Corps in Arkansas. Dr. Green is certified by the ABFM in Family Medicine and is participating in the ABFM Continuing Certification program.