Richard Paris

Career Story: 

After residency I took off 8 months to be a hunting/kayaking/ski bum, and then worked for a year in ED in Missoula MT. After that it has been the same family medicine practice ever since, in Hailey, Idaho. The practice has grown from 2 physicians to 8 physicians.I did flight training in the 6 weeks after finishing residency. For many I years have flown to two rural clinics in remote Idaho on weekly basis to see patients and to support two physician assistants.

Notable Personal Accomplishments: 

Numerous community Boards and committees

Notable Professional Accomplishments: 

Associate Professor of Family Medicine University Washington School of Medicine; Site coordinator for Medical Student and Resident Rural rotations; Admissions Committee for UWSOM 1991- 2002; Chief of Staff 2008 - 2011;President of Idaho AFP 1990-91Delegate to national AAFP 1992-1996;Idaho Family Physician of the Year 2004;AAFP Family Physician of the Year 2005

Favorite Recreational Activity: 

All the Idaho Outdoor stuff - skiing, kayaking, hiking, hunting

Favorite Memory from Residency: 

Doing home deliveries with old style OB;Sharing cardiology rotation with Barry Weiss at TMC; Rural rotations in Flagstaff and Show Low

Personal Story: 

Married Kathryn Woods MD (now clinic partner)Met in ABFP recertification exam room in Denver -- 19863 boys born in 1990, 1992, 1995