Andrew Bazemore

Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH, serves as the senior vice president of research and policy for the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). Dr. Bazemore previously served for seven years as the director of the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine in Washington, DC, and as its assistant director for seven years prior to that. Dr. Bazemore also led the Graham Center’s emphasis on developing tools that empower primary care providers, leaders, and policymakers. He was elected as a member of the National Academies of Medicine in 2016 and named a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians last year.

Dr. Bazemore serves on the faculties of the Departments of Family Medicine at Georgetown University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the University of Toronto. He continues to see a continuity panel of patients at Fairfax Family Practice Centers, and to offer regular global health service in rural Honduras and Guatemala under the banner of Shoulder to Shoulder. Dr. Bazemore previously served on faculty in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Cincinnati and as a Professorial Lecturer of Health Policy at George Washington University School of Public Health.

Dr. Bazemore graduated from Davidson College, received his MD from the University of North Carolina, and his MPH from Harvard University School of Public Health. He also completed a Global Health Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati and is a Diplomate of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. July 2020