Pri-Med helps clinicians on the front lines of health care deliver the best care possible to their patients.
For over 25 years, Pri-Med has been a trusted source of medical information to more than 300,000 primary care clinicians across the United States. We understand that primary care clinicians sit at the center of our health care system and our focus is on supporting their educational needs. Through virtual live streaming and in-person conferences, clinicians rely on Pri‐Med for opportunities to engage with peers and interact with renowned faculty.
Our continuing medical education (CME/CE) curriculum is developed by faculty from some of the best medical schools in the world, and we provide CME/CE that is timely, relevant, and evidence based. We hold ourselves, and our partners, to the highest standards of quality, transparency, and disclosure. Pri-Med is proud to hold the highest accreditation status from ACCME.
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The Pri-Med Advisory Board provides clinical leadership and expert perspectives to guide our educational strategy and enhance program effectiveness to improve the learner experience.
Jennifer A. Bierman, MD, FACP, 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.
Frank J. Domino, MD, 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.
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.
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.
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP, 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.