Alex Krist, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Faculty, Fairfax Family Practice Residency, Virginia; Family physician, Privia Medical Group, Fairfax, Virginia; Associate Professor/Director of Research, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond; Co-Director, Virginia Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network, Richmond

Dr. Krist is a clinician and teacher at Fairfax Family Practice Residency in Virginia. He is a researcher in VCU’s Department of Family Medicine and Population Health and director for community-engaged research at VCU’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research. His research supports Virginia’s practice-based research network (PBRN), which spans eight health systems and represents the full spectrum of primary care practice structures and cultures. In addition, Dr. Krist is a member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and currently serves as vice chair. He has been one of the leading thinkers on how to operationalize USPSTF recommendations in clinical practice through patient activation and engagement, practice workflow and redesign, promotion of shared decision-making, and optimization of health information technology (HIT).