Jim Walton, DO, MBA is President and CEO of Genesis Physicians Group, an independent physicians association in Dallas. A former practicing internist, Dr. Walton served as Vice President of Network Performance/Baylor Quality Alliance at Baylor Health Care System before joining Genesis this March. Throughout his career, Dr. Walton has focused on quality improvement strategies to eliminate health disparities. He served as Dallas County Medical Society’s Medical Director for Project Access Dallas, a network of more than 2,000 physicians and 15 hospitals providing comprehensive healthcare access to uninsured people in Dallas County. Dr. Walton received an MBA from University of Michigan, a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas. He currently serves as the President of the Dallas County Medical Society.