Dr. Paul Houge grew up in Minnesota and moved to New York, where he graduated from the US Military Academy. After graduating from the University of Minnesota Medical School, he completed his residency in Pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu. Before settling in Colorado Springs, he served with both the Army and Air Force as a pediatrician and in multiple leadership positions in Germany, Bosnia, New York, Colorado Springs, Kuwait, Utah, Denver, and San Antonio. Dr. Houge augmented his passion for patient safety and quality in his last assignment as Chief of Quality, Risk Management, Compliance and Patient Safety at the Air Force Medical Operations Agency. He also enjoyed treating pediatric patients around the world on short term mission trips in Romania, Peru, Honduras, and Mongolia.