Ron Yee, MD, MBA, FAAFP, brings his passion for patient care and health equity to NACHC’s clinical affairs. Throughout his distinguished career, 20 years of health center service, and experience as a key member of NACHC’s executive team, Dr. Yee uniquely blends clinical practice and care team excellence into organizational growth. He has expanded funding for initiatives to improve the leadership, quality, productivity, and efficiency of health centers from $1.5 million (2015) to $34 million (2023). As the Spokesperson for NACHC’s clinical affairs, Dr. Yee represents NACHC with national partners, stakeholders, and the media.
Before joining NACHC, Dr. Yee was employed for 20 years by United Health Centers, Inc in Parlier, CA which is an eight-site Community-Migrant Health Center. He obtained his medical degree from Oral Roberts University School of Medicine and completed his Family Practice residency and Chief Resident position through the University of CA San Francisco in Fresno. He obtained his MBA from Golden State University, San Francisco. Dr. Yee’s accomplishments include the distinguished Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians; faculty and team coach positions for two Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) Patient Visit Redesign Collaborative and two Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Redesign-Finance Collaboratives; and completion of the NACHC EXCELL Leadership Program. Dr. Yee was also elected to NACHC’s Executive Committee as Treasurer and served as a member of the National Advisory Council for the National Health Service Corps (NHCS).