Robert Baldor, MD
Title: Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Director of Community Based Education for the Office of Medical Education; Medical Director of the Center for Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center and Director of Health Policy Education at the Meyers Primary Care Institute.
Bio: Dr. Baldor received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Vermont, College of Medicine. He continued his postgraduate training at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, where he completed his family practice residency at the Hahnemann Family Health Center. Following completion of his residency, he served three years with the Indian Health Service on the Mescalero Apache Reservation, in New Mexico. Dr. Baldor has chaired the medical school’s Educational Policy Committee for the last decade, helping to lead a major curriculum reform effort. Dr. Baldor has been the PI on several HRSA funded educational training grants and has been published in the Journal of Family Practice, Family Medicine Review, and the Journal of Clinical Outcomes. He has served as a reviewer and consultant for the Archives of Family Medicine and the Journal of Family Practice. He is the author of the best selling textbook, Managed Care made Simple, and an assistant editor for The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. He maintains an extensive lecturing schedule on a variety of topics in clinical evidenced-based family medicine and remains involved in the Massachusetts medical community as a Past-President of the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians. Recently he has been appointed as the Interim Director for the Clinical Faculty Development Center.