Dr. Peter Teichman, MD, MPA concurrently completed his MD and masters (focus on international health development) at Michigan State University. He completed the Family Medicine Residency at Brown University and the Harvard University Macy Program on improving medical education.
Dr. Teichman has worked on 6 continents, including developing Family Medicine training programs in China, and 4 years living in Vietnam where he published guidance on patient safety in the New England Journal of Medicine, including international aeromedical transfers of patients during a pandemic.
Dr. Teichman’s many peer-reviewed publications have provided practical tools for providing safe care through clinical challenges, including authoring the first nationally published Medication Use Agreement for managing opioids. He has also co-authored the article, “How to Integrate Clinical Pharmacists Into Primary Care
“, published in the American Academy of Family Physician’s FPM journal. This article discusses barriers and opportunities for reimbursement of CMM level services in team-based care. In addition, he is a “full on” clinician while also helping to develop safe and efficient IT solutions that reduce clerical distractions and increase immediate decision support so clinicians can maximize their face-face time with patients.