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Medical Leadership

Our leaders have decades of experience and a collective goal of helping members get the best quality health care possible.

William Wright, MD, Chief Medical Officer

William Wright, MD, is chief medical officer for Colorado Access and is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the clinical direction of the company, improving health outcomes and clinical performance, and promoting health equity.

Before joining Colorado Access, Dr. Wright served as executive medical director of the Colorado Permanente Medical Group. He also previously spent six years as the chief of primary care for Kaiser Permanente where he worked in assessing and developing community network relationships.

Dr. Wright currently serves on the board of Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC), the Colorado Physician Health Program, the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine, and the Political Action Committee for the Colorado Medical Society. He is current a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, the Colorado Academy of Family Practice, and the Colorado Medical Society. He was formerly a trustee for the Colorado Trust.

Dr. Wright has been a continuously board-certified family medicine physician since 1984 and has been licensed in the state of Colorado since 1982. He holds a medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and a Master of Science in public health degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. After medical school, Dr. Wright completed a family medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver. Dr. Wright also earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where his thesis project focused on factors that affect health care utilization.

Amy Donahue, MD, Program Medical Director of Behavioral Health

Amy Donahue, MD, is the program medical director of behavioral health for Colorado Access. She is responsible for developing a comprehensive behavioral health strategy for the organization that is consistent with the company’s overall health strategy and supports overall company goals.

Dr. Donahue joined the team at AccessCare Services in 2016, where she helped to develop the innovative Virtual Care Collaboration and Integration (VCCI) Program and expand access for members to virtual telebehavioral health care in the primary care setting.

Dr. Donahue has worked throughout Colorado for nearly 20 years, providing diverse clinical care and physician leadership to community mental health centers, Denver Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO), and the University of Colorado (CU). Dr. Donahue worked with a multidisciplinary team in the psychiatric emergency service at CHCO, where she served as the medical director for six years, and she developed the capacity to complete crisis evaluations throughout the entire CHCO network of care utilizing videoconferencing and a novel Means Restriction Education intervention for youth suicide prevention. Dr. Donahue also served as the CU associate training director for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and Medical Student Education. She is a past president of the Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society.

Dr. Donahue holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Gustavus Adolphus College and holds a medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. She completed a residency in adult psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center.

Leah Honigman Warner, MD, MPH, Program Medical Director

Leah Warner, MD, MPH, is a program medical director at Colorado Access.

Dr. Warner has worked at a number of academic and community Emergency Departments in Massachusetts, Washington DC, and outside of New York City. Prior to moving to Colorado, she was an Assistant Professor at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Medical Director for Emergency Medicine Integration at Norwell Health Solutions. Dr. Warner is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and works clinically at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center in Alamosa, Colorado.

Through her work, Dr. Warner is committed to advancing innovative strategies to improve the delivery of health care. As the health care system shifts towards more value-based care, she is dedicated to redefining the role that population health strategies can play in containing costs while providing high quality health care. Dr. Warner has previously published on health care quality, operations and cost effectiveness.

Dr. Warner received her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado. She trained at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Following clinical training, she obtained a Master of Public Health degree with a focus in clinical effectiveness and health policy at Harvard School of Public Health.

Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for AccessCare Services

Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH, is the chief medical officer for AccessCare Services and provides oversight and strategic leadership for that company, focusing on telemental health and other technologies for Colorado Access members. He has been with AccessCare and Colorado Access since 2014.

Throughout his career, Dr. Shore has focused the use of technology in mental health, which include ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of programs in native, rural, and military settings aimed at improving both quality and access to care. He has consulted for tribal, state and federal agencies and served on planning and/or grant review committees for several federal agencies including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, the Indian Health Service and the National Institutes of Health. In addition to his work with Colorado Access, he is a professor in the department of psychiatry and family medicine and Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, director of telemedicine at the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center and director of telemedicine programming in the department of psychiatry at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Shore is a fellow in the American Telemedicine Association, served on its board of directors, and is an active member in its TeleMental Health Special Interest Group for which he served as chair. He is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and serves as the current chair of the APA Telepschiatry Committee.

Dr. Shore earned is medical and public health degrees from Tulane University School of Medicine and Public Health and completed residency at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Scott Humphreys, MD, Senior Medical Director

Scott Humphreys, MD, is the senior medical director providing clinical oversight to the behavioral health programs in Denver and oversees the utilization department at Colorado Access.

For nearly 10 years, Dr. Humphreys was an inpatient and consult-liaison psychiatrist for the HealthONE hospital system. In addition to his work at Colorado Access, Dr. Humphreys is an associate medical director at the Colorado Physician Health Program. He continues to be affiliated with the forensic psychiatry training program and maintains a small private practice.

Dr. Humphreys received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency in general psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was the chief resident. He came to Denver for his fellowship in forensic psychiatry through the University of Colorado Denver. He is also certified in addiction medicine.