“The appeal that drew me to primary care lies in its continuous, caring relationships with patients. I consider it a gift to be allowed into their lives and entrusted with their thoughts and secrets in the pursuit of shared solutions and healing”

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Health
  • Research
  • Travel Medicine

Education

Graduate School

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health  
Master of Public Health
Boston, MA

Fellowship

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Global Health Program
Cincinnati, OH

Residency

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine  
Family Medicine
Cincinnati, OH
2000

Medical School

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
1997

Undergraduate School

Davidson College
Bachelor of Arts in European Political Culture
Davidson, NC
1993

Hospital Affiliated With

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Professional Associations

American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP)
Member

American Medical Association (AMA)
Member

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
Diplomate

North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
Member

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
Member

Publications

“Are Time-Limited Grants Likely to Stimulate Sustained Growth in Primary Care Residency Training? A Study of the Primary Care Residency Expansion Program” Academic Medicine, (2015).

“‘Community Vital Signs’: Incorporating geocoded social determinants into electronic records to promote patient and population health” Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, (2015).

“The social mission in medical school mission statements: associations with graduate outcomes” Family Medicine, 47.6 (2015): 427-34.

“Shifting sources of U.S. Primary care physicians” American Family Physician, 91.11 (2015): 758.

“Osteopathic schools are producing more graduates, but fewer are practicing in primary care” American Family Physician, 91.11 (2015): 756

“More Comprehensive Care Among Family Physicians is Associated with Lower Costs and Fewer Hospitalizations” Annals of Family Medicine, 13.3 (2015): 206-13.

“Reported practice patterns among family physicians with a geriatrics certificate of added qualifications” Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 28.3 (2015): 314-5.

“Smaller Practices Are Less Likely to Report PCMH Certification” American Family Physician, 91.7 (2015): 440.

“Racial Differences in Obesity-Related Risk Factors Between 2-Year-Old Children Born of Overweight Mothers” Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40.7 (2015): 649-56.

“Estimating the residency expansion required to avoid projected primary care physician shortages by 2035” Annals of Family Medicine, 13.2 (2015): 107-14.

“Only one-third of family physicians can estimate their patient panel size” Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 28.2 (2015): 173-4

“Family medicine graduate proximity to their site of training: policy options for improving the distribution of primary care access” Family Medicine, 47.2 (2015): 124-30.

“Opting Out of Medicaid Expansion May Cost States Additional Primary Care Physicians.” American Family Physician, 91.1 (2015).

“International collaboration in innovating health systems.” Annals of Family Medicine, 13.1 (2015):86-7.

“Accounting for complexity: aligning current payment models with the breadth of care by different specialties” American Family Physician, 90.11 (2014): 790.

Academic Appointments

George Washington University School of Public Health
Department of Health Policy

Georgetown University
Department of Family Medicine

University of Cincinnati
Associate Professor

Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Family Medicine

Biography

Andrew Bazemore joined Fairfax Family Practice in 2005 and currently serves as its Director of the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies as well. Prior to joining FFPCS, he was a member of the Faculty of the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Family Medicine, where he also completed his residency training and fellowship, and where he remains an Associate Professor. Andrew also serves on the faculties of the Departments of Family Medicine at Georgetown University and VCU, and in the Department of Health Policy at George Washington University School of Public Health. He practices weekly and teaches students and residents at VCU-Fairfax Family Medicine Residency program. Dr. Bazemore received his BA degree from Davidson College, his MD from the University of North Carolina, and his MPH from Harvard University.