A Leader in Primary Care Education

Since 1995, we’ve worked to create a better way for primary care clinicians to access information and insights to improve patient care. We partner with expert advisors, renowned clinician-educators, and world-class academics, to provide conferences, content, and courses—whenever and wherever medical professionals need it.

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Advisory Board

Jennifer A. Bierman, MD, FACP

Jennifer Bierman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in biology from the St. Olaf College and her MD from the University Of Minnesota Medical School. She completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University Of Chicago Hospitals. She joined the faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and practices in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. She is currently the Clerkship Director of the Primary Care Clerkship and the Co-Director of the Educational Centered Medical Home, (ECMH), a longitudinal clerkship for medical students. She has received numerous medical student and resident teaching awards. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Medical Education

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Frank J. Domino, MD

Dr. Frank J. Domino is a Professor and the Pre-doctoral Education Director for the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA. He has been at Umass since 1996. Dr. Domino is the Editor in Chief of Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins’ "5 Minute Clinical Consult" series. He has just written a book on "Manual Medicine for Primary Care", offering easy to use interventions all clinicians can use in their office. Additionally, he is the host of the "Frankly Speaking" Podcast (http://www.pri-med.com/landing-pages/digital-products/frankly-speaking-podcast-series.aspx) and writes a weekly blog (www.ebpupdate.com) discussing recent publications. Dr. Domino’s areas of interest include making Evidence Based Medicine accessible, teaching, medical ethics, and the use of technology in clinical practice.

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Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA

Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA, is medical director of the Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research, and Data Science (CARDS) at the Providence St. Joseph Heart Institute in Portland, Oregon and an adjunct faculty member of the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Gluckman's principal clinical interests include identifying, coordinating, and implementing cardiovascular care improvement strategies. He has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles, reviews, and book chapters. His work has been published in several high-impact journals, including JACC, Circulation, JAMA, JAMA Cardiology, JAHA, and the Archives of Internal Medicine. He serves as associate editor for Practice Guidelines and Clinical Documents for ACC.org, the primary website for the American College of Cardiology (ACC). He also serves as chair of the ACC Solution Set Oversight Committee. He is an active councilor and governor-elect for the Oregon Chapter of the ACC. He previously served as National Clinical Quality Expert for the ACC Patient Navigator Program and currently serves as National Chair of the ACC Patient Navigator Program-Focus MI. Dr. Gluckman was lead developer for the ACC/AHA Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Risk Estimator app, which was selected as the best medical app in 2014. More recently, Dr. Gluckman helped to design the AnticoagEvaluator, BridgeAnticoag, ASCVD + and LDL-C Manager apps.

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Pamela Kushner, MD, FAAFP

Pamela R. Kushner, MD, FAAFP, has had a private practice in Long Beach/Los Alamitos California for more than 20 years. Her practice specializes in preventive medical care for the entire patient. She is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California at Irvine. She is on the staff of UCI Medical Center and a trustee of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Kushner received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UCLA in biology. She then went on to receive her MD degree from the University of California at Irvine. As a California medical board reviewer, Dr. Kushner has helped educate family physicians on the newest medical therapies. Dr. Kushner devotes a significant portion of her time to teaching other doctors and has been a keynote speaker at the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is a past recipient of the Soroptimist international woman of the year award, the American Lung Association Clean Air Spokesperson award, Best Doctors in America for five years, and Volunteer Teacher of the year 2015 by UCI Family Medicine residents.

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Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Chuck grew up in Northern California and completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard University. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and completed residency training in family medicine at UC Irvine. He stayed on as faculty in the Department of Family Medicine at UCI and now holds the title of health sciences clinical professor. He is the executive director of UCI’s Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community and won a Macy Faculty Scholarship to improve patient-centered health education at UCI. He assumed the role of associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the UCI School of Medicine in July, 2016. Dr. Vega has seen patients and taught medical students and residents at UC Irvine’s Family Health Center – Santa Ana for the past 20 years. This clinic is a federally-qualified health center and the largest safety-net clinic for Orange County. Dr. Vega’s academic interests are focused on access to quality, compassionate medical care for underserved populations and the development of training programs to promote this vision of health care.

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Leadership Team

Pri-Med was founded to care for the educational needs of the clinicians who care for us. Our hard-working, humble team of clinicians, educators, engineers, and marketers is committed to building an informative and inspiring educational experience that keeps clinicians coming back, because it makes a difference in their patients’ lives.

Rick Watson

Rick Watson has 25 years of experience leading high-performing teams in education, medical publishing, and consumer products. He joined Pri-Med in 2002 to help the company build a nationally recognized brand in continuing medical education while expanding research and analytics capabilities. Prior to becoming President in 2017, Rick was Pri-Med's Chief Marketing Officer, where he focused on growing Pri-Med's digital platform through live streaming programs, personalization tools, and expanded outcomes reporting capabilities. Rick began his career in investment banking, where he worked with public utilities and universities on their capital needs. He later held product management roles at Reebok and Spalding. Rick holds a BA and MBA from Dartmouth College.

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Kara is responsible for product management, including planning, execution, and innovation for Pri-Med’s in-person and digital offerings. She is focused on ensuring program success and continually evolving Pri-Med’s offerings to meet growth opportunities in the market. Kara oversees the Digital, Research, and Operations teams. In her 12 years at Pri-Med, Kara has held multiple marketing roles and most recently as Marketing Director, focused on recruitment and retention of clinicians for Pri-Med’s portfolio of events. Kara holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from Salve Regina University. 

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Paul provides guidance, direction, and analysis of budgets and reforecasts to senior leadership. His responsibilities include oversight for all financial planning, reporting and analysis functions for US and Canada, as well as managing the finance team. Paul has held financial leadership roles in industries that include biopharmaceutical marketing, education and high tech manufacturing. He began his career in public accounting and is a graduate of Suffolk University and, most recently, served as Corporate Controller at CM Group.  

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Cristina is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of Pri-Med’s marketing and communications strategy. Her team is focused on demand generation, increasing customer engagement, building partnerships, and creating new revenue opportunities. Previously, as Director of Digital Products she worked on relaunching Pri-Med.com, expanding the product portfolio, and growing the online learning library and site conversions. Prior to joining Pri-Med in 2010, Cristina held marketing roles at IHI, a healthcare quality improvement organization, and Lycos digital media group.

Mindi Daiga

Mindi manages the Pri-Med Institute's CME/CE programs to ensure compliance with ACCME, AANP, AMA, and other regulatory organizations. She has 20 years of experience in accreditation and event management. Prior to joining Pri-Med, she managed accreditation and the joint providership program at the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning. She also spent several years with the American Medical Association, managing their CME program, the National CME Task Force Conference and participated in the 2010 update of the AMA PRA Credit System. Mindi is volunteer surveyor for the ACCME, and Past President of the Illinois Alliance for CME. She received her BA from Augustana College (IL) and MBA from DePaul University, and has earned the CHCP credential for healthcare education professionals.

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Sara is responsible for leading the planning, development, and implementation of Pri-Med's educational curriculum, grant, and program strategies. She leads the team responsible for project management and client services for educational activities. Her team is focused on increasing learner engagement, building educational partnerships, and implementing new product opportunities with partners. Sara is responsible for shaping educational strategies and ensure execution with excellence. Prior to joining Pri-Med in 2010, Sara held program management roles in education marketing and technology and has a proven track record demonstrating determination, creativity, and initiative to achieve company goals.

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Aylin oversees the clinical aspects of curriculum and content development for all continuing medical education (CME) programming at Pri-Med. Her wealth of expertise bridges medicine and education, facilitating the design and delivery of CME initiatives that answer gaps in clinical knowledge, improve practice, and ultimately impact patient outcomes. Aylin holds a medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a master’s degree in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Allison is responsible for leading product management, new product development, and go-to-market strategy for Pri-Med's program portfolio. Allison collaborates closely with the sales, technology, and clinical teams to design engaging user experiences that change clinical practice. Before joining Pri-Med, Allison worked in a variety of sales and marketing positions for The CM Group, PlatformQ Health, and GE/NBC Universal. She earned her bachelor's in business from Boston College, and her MBA from the Olin School of Management at Babson College.

Eric Schlumper

Eric oversees the management of business operations, including Information Technology and Information Security. He also has overall accountability for the Project Management Office, which is responsible for program/project management, business analysis and quality assurance methodologies and practices for all of the company's project portfolios. Eric is a senior software program and product management professional with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining DBC Pri-Med, Eric held various positions in program management, online operations and product management at M|C Communications as well as software product marketing and management roles at Cision. He has a bachelor's degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Marlene is responsible for overseeing the Pri-Med sales and service teams. Most recently, as Vice President of Sales Operations, she was responsible for sales compensation and incentive planning, contracting, inventory management, revenue reporting, and client relationships. During her 17 years with Pri-Med, Marlene has focused on sales, sales operations, and managing the conference and exhibition business unit. She has a successful track record of driving revenue growth, managing costs, and building and managing effective teams. Marlene holds a bachelor's degree from Boston College.

Join the Team

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At Pri-Med, we’re a passionate and experienced team focused on paving the way for the future of continuing medical education for primary care clinicians. Want to be a part of shaping it?

  • 12 paid holidays, plus additional paid time off when the office is closed from Dec 25 to Jan 1
  • 2 weeks paid vacation time that increases with tenure
  • 12 weeks paid maternity leave
  • 6 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Flexible work schedules and remote work policy
  • Early-release Summer Fridays
  • Award winning, thoughtfully designed office space in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay
  • 401(k) with company-sponsored match
  • Student loan debt contributions
  • Wellness program, which allows employees to earn up to $1,100 per calendar year to help offset the cost of health insurance
  • Yearly professional development stipend and individual LinkedIn Learning license
  • Paid bereavement and disability leave
  • Paid volunteer opportunities
  • 1x base salary life insurance coverage provided at no cost to employee
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, including supplemental accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity options
  • Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Auto, home, and pet insurance and identify theft coverage

Our culture is one based on hard work, humility, gratitude, ownership, and understanding the audience that we serve. It's an organization that is really dedicated towards developing individuals internally, creating a good path for them to grow.

Rick Watson

President & CEO

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