Alison Huffstetler, MD

Alison N. Huffstetler MD FAAFP, a practicing family physician, Medical Director of the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Primary Care, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at Virginia Commonwealth University and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Georgetown University.  She is clinically active at Fairfax Family Practice, where she also is a residency and medical student educator for the Inova Family Medicine Residency. As the Medical Director of the Robert Graham Center, she engages in primary care research that acts as the foundation for health policy at a federal and state level. She works closely with state Academy of Family Physician chapters and the federal government relation teams as a policy expert.  Dr. Huffstetler’s primary research interests are in the social accountability of healthcare workforce, equitable access to care, preventive medicine, and women’s health. Dr. Huffstetler has received several accolades for her work including the Barbara Starfield Primary Care Leadership Award in 2019.  She completed her Family Medicine residency at UVA and she went on to the Robert L. Phillips, Jr. Health Policy Fellowship at Georgetown University. Dr. Huffstetler is a board-certified Family Physician by the American Board of Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Alison enjoys playing music in her free time, reading historical non-fiction, and is a terrible cook but can bake a mean German chocolate cake. 

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