Who Am I?

Richard C. Stark, MD is the former national Director of Primary Care Operations for the US Department of Veterans Affairs, where he led the implementation of Patient-Aligned Care Teams (PACT), VA’s medical home model. During his long career in internal medicine, he managed multiple outpatient clinics while maintaining an active primary care practice. A graduate of Colgate University and New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Stark retired in 2016 and created the webcomic Adventures in Clinic. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.