Ted Epperly, MD, FAAFP
Ted is the Program Director and CEO of Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, Inc. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1980 and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, Washington in 1983. He also completed a faculty development fellowship at the University of North Carolina in 1986. A colonel in the US Army, he retired in 2001.
Ted served as the President and Board Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians from 2007-2010. He is a former member of the Residency Review Committee for Family Medicine, which accredits all of the nation’s Family Medicine Residency Programs. He is a current member of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which has oversight of all graduate medical education in the United States.
Ted is a staunch supporter of Family Medicine education, research, and both rural and underserved health care. He has published over 45 articles and book chapters. His 2012 book, Fractured, provides a clear diagnosis for how broken the current health care system is and lays out a clear prescription for how it can be repaired.
Ted joined the Healthwise Board in 2012.