William G. Weppner, MD, MPH, FACP, is a Clinician-Educator and Co-Director of the Center of Education for Interprofessional Collaboration at the Boise VAMC. He received his MD and MPH at the University of Washington; he completed his training in primary care internal medicine at the University of Washington-Boise residency program, and a subsequent general internal medicine fellowship in health services and health policy. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine with the University of Washington, core faculty with the University of Washington-Boise Internal Medicine Residency and Continuity Clinic Director at the Boise VAMC. As a primary care provider and clinician-educator, he is an advocate of teaching trainees in primary care innovative methods of communicating and engaging patients in their care as part of the PACT model. As an educator and health services researcher, Dr. Weppner has published one book, multiple book chapters, and over 14 manuscripts on health care delivery and education appearing in journals such as JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine, Journal of Graduate Medical Education and Diabetes Care. Raised in Idaho, he enjoys living in Boise and is lucky enough to be able to mountain bike and ski to and from work (weather permitting).