Steven E. Waldren, M.D., serves as director of the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Center for Health IT. Waldren joined the AAFP in May 2004. His in-depth knowledge of health information systems, programming and software, and medical informatics makes him a qualified expert to lead the AAFP’s Center for Health IT as it aims to expand its services to thousands more primary care physicians within the next five years.
Waldren is a board-certified family physician. He completed his master’s degree in health care informatics in May 2004 from the University of Missouri, Columbia, while completing a National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Medical Informatics Research Fellowship. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Wesley Family Medicine, Wichita, Kansas, and earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City.