Dr. Cain, Class of ’85, is president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. CainJeffrey Cain, MD, a 1985 graduate of the OHSU School of Medicine, was voted president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Jeff recalls his years at OHSU fondly, and tells of his preceptorship with Willis (Red) Irvine, one of the early leaders in family medicine. Jeff completed his family medicine residency at Mercy Family Medicine Residency Program in Denver, Colorado, where he was chief resident.

Dr. Cain went on to be one of the co-founders of Tar Wars. Jeff, a double amputee, holds the first gold medal in adaptive slalom snowboarding from the US National Snowboarding Championships and introduced a new adaptive device—the ski-bike—to North America. Our new AAFP president is currently Chief of Family Medicine at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado, where he practices full-scope family medicine, including maternity care. He holds the rank of Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. See the photo of Jeff above being escorted to the podium by the Sergeants-at-Arms as the results of the election were announced.