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Dr. Eric Zacharias Joins COPIC Full-time as COPIC’s Director of Education of Patient Safety and Risk Management

Jul 20, 2021

COPIC’ is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Eric Zacharias as COPIC’s Director of Education. Dr. Zacharias has been involved with COPIC for over ten years, first as a member of the clinical faculty and, most recently, as a Patient Safety and Risk Management consultant and the creator/host of COPIC's "Within Normal Limits" podcast. He embodies COPIC’s mission of “improving medicine in the communities we serve” through his professional interest in medical education. He is passionate about improving medicine through the education of students, residents and active practitioners. To this end, he serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Zacharias is also the author of “The Mediterranean Diet: A Clinician's Guide for Patient Care,” a scientific look at the basis, components, and benefits of this approach to good health.

Dr. Zacharias attended Mississippi State University as an undergraduate and Vanderbilt University for medical school. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado and practiced internal medicine at the Boulder Medical Center in a multispecialty group for over 25 years. Dr. Zacharias is currently the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Director at the Boulder Medical Center.

Dr. Zacharias is a great addition to the COPIC family and we are so excited to have him on board at a full-time capacity!

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