As Chief Medical Officer for the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Dr. Hayashi oversees the bureau’s clinical quality strategy for the nation’s community health centers, migrant health centers, health care for the homeless centers, and public housing primary care centers. Dr. Hayashi is committed to increasing health care access and eliminating health disparities in urban medically vulnerable communities by building community capacity and developing community/academic partnerships. Prior to coming to HRSA, Dr. Hayashi served as Assistant Research Professor of Public Health and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Hayashi worked with community health centers and primary care associations, conducting research focused on quality improvement with special emphasis on the use of health information technologies and geographic information systems. He conducted work using Geographic Information systems to assist community health centers improve access and better allocate resources. He also assisted the D.C. Department of Health in creating a Consumer Report Card for Medicaid recipients. Dr. Hayashi graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Studio Art. He received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1997, and completed his family medicine residency at the University of California San Francisco in 2000. He received his MPH at Harvard School of Public Health in 2001 as a CFHU Fellow.