UW Boise Addiction Medicine leadership includes founding Director, Jacob Harris, MD.

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Jacob M. Harris, MD (he/him/his)
Program Director


Jacob Harris

Dr. Jacob Harris is board certified in Psychiatry, Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He is a graduate of University of Washington Medical School and returned home to Boise after completing dual training in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine at Duke University in Durham North Carolina.

Dr. Harris is the Addiction Medicine Director at the Boise VA Medical Center and works with the 18 bed residential SUD program.

He works with psychiatry residents, internal medicine residents, and medical students and enjoys teaching all aspects of addiction medicine—from acute treatment of delirium tremens to exploration of trauma and its influence on substance use.