Dr. Ron Yee has been the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of the Clinical Affairs Division for the National Association of Community Health Centers since 2013. Previously, Dr. Yee served as the Chief Medical Officer of United Health Centers in Parlier, California, an eight-site Community-Migrant Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), for 20 years and the challenging balance of front-line patient care (including obstetrics) and administrative leadership. He has served as faculty and team coach for two Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) Patient Visit Redesign Collaboratives and two Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Redesign-Finance Collaboratives and has presented at many states, regional and national meetings. Through his 20-year history of serving at his Community and Migrant Health Center, Dr. Yee developed a passion for patient care and communicates a unique blend of clinical practice style efficiency, care team focus, practical financial applications, and organizational transformation. Dr. Yee is a graduate of the NACHC EXCEL Leadership Program and was elected to the Executive Committee as Treasurer in September of 2008. He was a member of the National Advisory Council for the National Health Service Corps; appointed in 2010.
Dr. Yee received his medical degree from Oral Roberts University School of Medicine and completed his Family Practice residency and Chief Resident position through UC San Francisco, Fresno, California. To better serve his health center, he obtained his M.B.A. degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA. Dr. Yee achieved the distinguished Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) in October 2010.
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