Colette Kirchhoff, M.D. FAAFP
Colette Kirchhoff MD, FAAFP is a board certified family physician and hospice palliative physician with extra training and certification in holistic medicine, planetary health, and wellness/resiliency. Dr. Kirchhoff received her medical degree from the University of Illinois and completed her residency at Northwestern University where she was chief resident. For 23 years she maintained an active practice in family medicine in Bozeman Montana, and for 18 years she has served as medical director of Hospice, currently Eden Hospice. Dr. Kirchhoff is Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Washington and the FCM Director of WWAMI Medical School in Montana. She is the Clerkship site director for Hospice and Palliative medicine. Dr. Kirchhoff has spent her entire professional career teaching medical students, residents, nurse practitioners and PAs. Dr. Kirchhoff was Clinical Assistant Professor at USC, Keck School of Medicine for eleven years. She is the University of Washington School of Medicine Planetary Health Workgroup Co-Chair. She teaches a class on Medicinal Herbs, and presents locally and statewide on wellness, bias, equity and medical advocacy. She is bilingual and served on a Spanish speakers’ Board of Health group. For seven years she helped coordinate and participated in a rural health clinic conducted in Tula, Mexico. Dr. Kirchhoff lives in Bozeman with her husband Steve of 41 years. She has three children and three grandchildren.