Steve Holve, MD, FAAP
I am employed by the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation which is a tribally run hospital and clinic on the Navajo Nation. I am the Chief of Pediatrics here and also serve as the pediatric clinical consultant for the Indian Health Service. I have worked here for 27 years along with my wife, Diana Hu, who is also a pediatrician. Our children were born here and went to school here but are now in college.
How long have you been an AzAAP member?
I have been an AZAAP member for 10 years. I have been on the executive committee for four years.
Are you on an AzAAP committee?
I am on the Quality Improvement committee.
What member benefit do you use most?
Why is being an AzAAP member important to you?
Being a member of AZAAP is important to me to make sure the health needs of Native Americans are considered by the AZAAP.
Tell us about your hobbies.
Hiking, rafting, skiing and camping.
What’s the most interesting issue you’ve had to deal with at your practice in the last year?
Most interesting (and vexing) problem has been trying to use the new EMR our hospital bought from a company in Portugal.If you could fix one thing in health care, what would it be?
If I could fix one thing in health care I would magically turn our non-system into a single payer system like Canada.