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Perry Dickinson, MD

Director, Practice Innovation Program

Perry Dickinson, M.D., is a Professor in the University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine and Director of the Department’s Practice Innovation Program and the Colorado Health Extension System. He is Past President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the North American Primary Care Research Group, the Board of Directors of the Annals of Family Medicine, and the Council of Academic Family Medicine. Dr. Dickinson has led multiple studies investigating the process of practice transformation, particularly focusing on the implementation of the Chronic Care Model, the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model, self-management support, and integrated behavioral health services in primary care practices. He has also worked with many primary care residency programs and practices on implementing the PCMH in their practices and curricula, including leading the Colorado Residency PCMH project over the past seven years. He is the lead for the practice transformation portions of the Colorado State Innovation Model, Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, and EvidenceNOW Southwest projects.