Col (r) Eric M. Flake, M.D.
Col (r) Eric Flake M.D. prior to retiring in 2022 was the pediatric consultant to the USAF Surgeon General, former program director of only Department of Defense (DoD) Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Tacoma Washington and the founder of the DoD Autism Center JBLM CARES. He attended the military medical school (USUHS) graduating in 2001. Dr Flake is board certified both in Pediatrics and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Dr. Flake has published numerous articles and presentations regarding autism and the psychosocial effects of the military and deployment on children. Dr Flake is an Associate Professor at the Uniform Services University and at the University of Washington. He is the father of 5 children and enjoys sports and the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.