Augustine S. Chavez, M.D.

  1. Family Physician

Augustine Chavez, M.D., is a Family Medicine physician with interest in population health and health equity. He completed his residency at University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is the Associate Chair of Practice in the Department of Family Medicine where his clinical work focuses on comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team-based care. He is Co-director of the Student Community Clinic — a longitudinal clinical experience in care for the underserved, and Population Health Domain Leader in the Science of Health Care Delivery at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.

He is Board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is Assistant Professor and Consultant at Mayo Clinic Arizona, Department of Family Medicine.

  1. Chronic illness
  • Social determinants of health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Supporting self-efficacy
  1. 2009
    Residency - Family PracticeUniversity of New Mexico School of Medicine
  2. 2009
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  3. 2006
    MDUniversity of New Mexico School of Medicine
  4. 2001
    BA - Biology, HistoryUniversity of New Mexico

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    2022 Top Docs, Family MedicinePhoenix Magazine
  2. 2011
    NomineeNew Mexico Physician of the Year, American Academy of Family Physicians
  3. 2005
    Winner, Medical Student Abstract CompetitionNew Mexico Chapter, American College of Physicians
  4. 2004
    NomineeHerbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship
  5. 2004
    NomineeMinority Scholars Award, American Medical Association Foundation
  6. 2001
    Summa cum laude, Biology and HistoryUniversity of New Mexico

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    PreceptorREACT Clinic, Arizona State University
  2. 2021 - 2022
    ScholarHealth System Sciences Scholars Program, American Medical Association
  3. 2021 - present
    Associate Chair for Clinical PracticeClinical Practice, Department of Family Medicine
  4. 2021 - present
    MemberArizona Associate Chairs of Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  5. 2021 - present
    MemberFunding Application Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Commitment Against Racism, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  6. 2021
    Scientific Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meetings, Society of General Internal Medicine
  7. 2020 - 2021
    PCP ExpertComprehensive Adult Eye and Vision Examination Guideline (2nd Edition), American Optometric Association
  8. 2019 - present
    Quality Improvement ChampionDepartment of Family Medicine
  9. 2019 - 2021
    Co-Vice ChairClinical Practice, Department of Family Medicine
  10. 2019 - present
    Site LeaderThunderbird Practice, Department of Family Medicine
  11. 2019 - present
    Diversity LeaderDepartment of Family Medicine
  12. 2019 - present
    MemberPrimary Care Learning Collaborative Steering Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  13. 2018
    Physician AdvocatePlummer Project Epic, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  14. 2018 - present
    Diversity MentorMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  15. 2018 - present
    MemberREACT Steering Committee, Arizona State University
  16. 2017 - present
    Faculty SponsorSaturday Primary Care Selective, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  17. 2017 - present
    Faculty SponsorUnderserved Interest Group, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 2017 - present
    MentorPremedical Scholars Program, Barrett Honors College, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  19. 2016 - present
    ParticipantDiversity Subcommittee
  20. 2016 - present
    ParticipantInternal Advisory Committee, Arizona Office of Health Disparities Research Program, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  21. 2016 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  22. 2016 - present
    MemberExecutive Council, Department of Family Medicine
  23. 2014 - 2015
    MemberCore Competency Committee, Family Medicine Residency, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  24. 2012
    MemberDean's Appeal Committee for Student Grievances, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  25. 2011 - 2015
    MentorPremedical Student Advisement, University of New Mexico
  26. 2010 - 2015
    MemberAdmissions Committee, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  27. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Family Physicians

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