Dr. Tiffany Nelson played an integral role in the formation of Innovation Care Partners (ICP). Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, she served as the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Medical Officer, as well as Chairman of the Board. Dr. Nelson has been an instrumental part of developing both the care coordination program and technology platform that has been critical to the success of ICP. Dr. Nelson obtained her medical degree from The University of Arizona College of Medicine, where she received the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha distinction. Following medical school, Dr. Nelson completed her residency training in Family Medicine at Banner Good Samaritan where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Nelson was chosen to be part of the inaugural class of Health IT Fellows by ONC. Dr. Nelson is the founder of Desert Ridge Family Physicians in Phoenix, AZ. The practice was created in 2004 to promote a patient-centered philosophy in order to foster long lasting relationships with their patients. Desert Ridge Family Physicians has grown to ten physicians and provides care to more than 25,000 patients. The practice has received NextGen’s Best Small Practice Award, Intel Innovation Award and Arizona Republic’s Most Family Friendly Primary Care Office.