Paul, known as the “godfather” of the Patient Centered Medical Home movement and member of the Institute of Medicine, joins us from IBM where as Chief Medical Officer for IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry where he developed and executed strategies on transformation initiatives in the healthcare industry. Paul currently serves as a director of the ACGME, the body responsible for accrediting graduate medical training programs. Paul is the founding President of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, an organization dedicated to advancing a new primary-care model, called the patient-centered medical home; he was also fundamental in creating it in early 2006. Paul is a retired senior diplomat with the rank of Minister Consular U.S. State Department and was Medical Director for the International SOS and Adventist Health. Among a number of recognitions and awards, Paul won the NCQA national quality award for 2012 and the American College of Occupational Environmental Medicine 2013 Sappington Memorial Award. Paul is also an adjunct professor at the University of Utah Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and at University of California San Francisco Department of Family and Community Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of California San Francisco and earned his Master's Degree in Public Health at the University of California Berkeley. You can read more about Paul and access his publications here.