Elizabeth S. Grace, M.D. is a board-certified family physician. Dr. Grace attended medical school at the State University of New York at Syracuse, graduating magna cum laude. She completed her residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Grace moved to Colorado for a clinical position with Denver Health Medical Center. In this position, through an appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, she also taught medical, physician assistant and nurse practitioner students.
After leaving her position at Denver Health, Dr. Grace was as the medical director of an external quality review organization where she guided quality of care reviews of managed care organizations, conducted individual case reviews and participated in the development of study protocols. She joined CPEP as an Associate Medical Director in 2001 and has served as the Medical Director since 2006. Dr. Grace recently completed a graduate certificate in physician ethics and professionalism in a program cosponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin and American Medical Association.
PUBLICATIONS - PEER REVIEWED
Grace ES, Wenghofer EF, Korinek EJ. Predictors of Physician Performance on Competence Assessment: Findings From CPEP, the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians. Acad Med. 2014 Jun;89(6):912-9.
Grace ES, Korinek EJ, Tran ZV. Characteristics of Physicians Referred for a Competence Assessment: A Comparison of State Medical Board and Hospital Referred Physicians. Journal of Medical Regulation. 2010/2011; 96(3): 8-15.
Grace ES, Korinek EJ, Weitzel LB, Wentz DK. Physicians Reentering Clinical Practice: Characteristics and Clinical Abilities. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2010; 30(3): 180-186. Re-published in J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2010; 31(1):43-55; Erratum p. 56.
PUBLICATIONS - OTHER
Grace ES, Kirsch N, Kuperstein J. Addressing Ethical Challenges Faced by Physical Therapists. Federation Forum. FSBPT Spring 2011.
Grace ES. Identifying Risky Prescribing Patters and Safe Prescribing Patterns. Colorado Medicine. 2017 September/October: 114(5):44.
Grace ES. Facing Scrutiny: Peer review and Regulators. Colorado Medicine. 2017 September/October: 114(5):45-46.
Grace ES. Controlled Substances: A Practical Approach to Avoiding the Pitfalls of Prescribing. Colorado Medicine. 2017 September/October: 114(5):47-48.
Grace ES. Physicians: Improve Communication and Avoid Conflict. Physicians Practice. 2016 January.