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Alumnus to Become Treasurer of National Doctors' Group

Term to Begin in April during the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting

Alumnus to Become Treasurer of National Doctors' Group

Term to Begin in April during the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 5, 2013) - Robert A. Gluckman, MD, FACP has been named Treasurer of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.  Dr. Gluckman’s term will begin during Internal Medicine 2013, ACP’s annual scientific meeting in San Francisco CA, April 11-13, 2013. As Treasurer, Dr. Gluckman chairs the ACP Financial Policy and Audit Committee and serves ex officio on the ACP Board of Regents. Dr. Gluckman will serve a three-year term in this position until 2016.
Dr. Gluckman has been a member since 1980 and a member of ACP’s Board of Regents since 2009. The Board of Regents is the main policy-making board of ACP. He previously served as governor for the ACP Oregon Chapter. He also served on ACP’s Health and Public Policy Committee and as Chair of ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality Committee and ACP Services Political Action Committee. Dr. Gluckman has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 1996. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award, National ACP Services Political Action Committee in 2010.

Dr. Robert is currently chief medical officer for Providence Health Plans, and served as chief medical officer for the teaching clinics at Providence Medical Group. He served on the faculty for Providence St. Vincent Internal Medicine Residency for 18 years, where he maintained an active internal medicine practice. Throughout his academic career he has focused on applying medical evidence to clinical practice, with an emphasis on increasing the value of care delivered to patients.
Dr. Gluckman graduated summa cum laude in 1978 from the University of Illinois and earned his medical degree in 1982 from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and is board certified in internal medicine.
He is also a member of the Board of the Oregon Medical Association, Acumentra Health and the Oregon Medical Insurance Pool.
The American College of Physicians (www.acponline.org) is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 133,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internal medicine physicians are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. Follow ACP on Twitter (www.twitter.com/acpinternists) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/acpinternists).



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