Marc Avery, MD
Marc Avery, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist and a recognized leader in person-centered, integrated psychiatric care for high needs and safety-net patients. He is an expert in delivery system transformation in the areas of integrated care, population health, collaborative care, telehealth, person-centered care and measurement-based care.
Dr. Avery has played key roles in many large-scale health system transformation efforts, including oversight of the training program of the Inland Empire Health Plan Health Homes Program (IEHPHHP). He has also served a lead convener for a Washington State Training Partnership table – with a goal of improving collaboration among several behavioral health workforce training partners and stakeholders.
Prior to joining HMA, Dr. Avery facilitated the development of, and provided leadership to, the Psychiatric Consultation and Telepsychiatry program at the University of Washington (UW) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with a focus on several innovative technology-based psychiatric services. Also, while at UW, Dr. Avery led the effort to develop a university health system-wide strategy for population healthcare for patients with depression. Further into the past, Dr. Avery served as chief medical officer for more than 15 years at a large community mental health center in the Seattle area. During that time, he provided leadership on several state and regional programs and initiatives in the areas of credentialing, formulary, clinical standards, accreditation, health information privacy, compliance, and others.
Dr. Avery completed his psychiatric training at the University of California. He lives in Seattle where he enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking, and generally exploring the city and its surroundings.