Robert A. Gluckman, M.D., chief medical officer for Providence Health Plan, has been named treasurer of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation's largest medical specialty organization. His term began in April. As treasurer, Dr. Gluckman chairs the Financial Policy and Audit Committee for the ACP and serves ex officio on the ACP Board of Regents. Dr. Gluckman's term as treasurer is up in 2016.
Dr. Gluckman has been a member since 1980 and a member of ACP's Board of Regents since 2009. 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. Dr. Gluckman was awarded the Distinguished Service Award, National ACP Services Political Action Committee in 2010.
Dr. Gluckman has served as chief medical officer for the teaching clinics at Providence Medical Group and served for 18 years on the faculty for Providence St. Vincent Medical Center's internal medicine residency program. 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 a member of the board for the Oregon Medical Association, Acumentra Health and the Oregon Medical Insurance Pool.