Chad Spain, MD, FAAFP

Chad Spain is a family medicine physician in Salt Lake City.  After completing his medical school and residency training at the University of Utah he began work with Intermountain Healthcare where he currently works in a value based care model at the Cottonwood Clinic.  Dr. Spain has spent years in a population health and quality…

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UAFP Held First Ever Hybrid Annual Member Meeting

Our first ever hybrid virtual/in-person event was not without its hiccups, but for the most part went well! We were glad to be able to offer the opportunity for our members to gather and celebrate this year’s awardees while still including those who could not join us in person. This format also allowed us to…

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Michael D. Blackburn, JD, CPA

Michael D. Blackburn, J.D., CPA, is a shareholder in the Salt Lake City law firm of BLACKBURN & STOLL, LC, where his practice focuses on estate planning, tax planning, and advising business enterprises.  He is a past chairman of both the Estate Planning Section and the Task Force on Multi-Disciplinary Practice for the Utah State…

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Sara Walker, MD, MS

Sara Walker, MD, MS is a recent graduate of the University of Utah Family Medicine Residency. During her M4 year at the University of Michigan, she realized that personal finance was a black box to her and decided to change that. During intern year, she realized that everyone else also thought it was a black box…

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Helping Countries Devastated by COVID

In India alone, the death toll is likely over 1-2 million at this point. Official reports show 200,000, but in a country who resources are stretched to the brink, the official tallies likely do not reflect the thousands who cannot get care and die at home. We have provided a few ways to help and stay…

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To Normoglycemia and Beyond: Updates in Diabetes Therapy | Elizabeth Bald, PharmD, BCACP and Hanna Raber, PharmD

Dr. Elizabeth Bald works as an Assistant Professor (Clinical) at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. She practices as a clinical pharmacist at the Madsen Family Medicine Clinic and uses collaborative practice agreements to manage a variety of disease states including diabetes, hypertension, asthma, smoking cessation, and osteoporosis. Dr. Bald received her PharmD from Drake University in Des…

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Unmet Needs and the Evolving Landscape in Acute Treatment of Migraine: Primary Care Professional on the Front Line | Susan Hutchinson, MD and Steward J. Tepper, MD

Susan Hutchinson, MD, is board certified in family medicine and has a subspecialty in headache. She is the founder and Director of the Orange County Migraine Headache Center in Irvine, California, and is also a volunteer faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine at UC-Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Hutchinson concentrates on the management of…

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