(LISTEN, Physician SPOTLIGHT) “I can do more in one house call than I could ever do sitting in a box at a clinic, being told I have to see patients every 10 minutes.” ~Dr. E.B.
By Michael Tetreault, Editor/Host
Today we are joined by two exceptional Concierge Medicine Physicians and members of the American College of Private Physicians (ACPP.md).
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In this interview we discuss:
- How productive are medical societies and medical associations serving their physician members at-large today? Positive/Negative?
- Who is the ACPP?
- Vision of the ACPP?
- ACPP Member Initiatives
- How can physician groups/associations/societies can better serve Physicians?
- Advice and Tips For Doctors In Concierge From Veteran Physicians
Meet Dr. Jeff Puglisi
Dr. Puglisi, Board certified in Internal Medicine, is a founding partner of Glenville Medical Concierge Care. Dr. Puglisi’s specialized clinical interests are in men’s health and cardiovascular disease prevention. He has served as President of the Greenwich Medical Society since 2006 and was recognized as a finalist for the Melville G. Magida Humanitarian Award in 2010. He earned his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College, medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where he served as chief resident.
Meet Thomas W. LaGrelius, MD, FAAFP
Dr. LaGrelius has been a board-certified specialist in family medicine since 1977 and geriatric medicine since 1990. He completed his most recent family medicine board recertification in 2014 and his geriatrics recertification in 2010. Dr. LaGrelius graduated from the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, serving his internship and residency at the University of Southern California Medical Center. He is a staff member at two hospitals: Torrance Memorial Medical Center, where he served for six terms as chairman of the Department of Family Practice, and on courtesy staff at Little Company of Mary Torrance Hospital.Being a family physician is a great privilege, and he carries it with great responsibility. It is not a part-time job. It is a full-time calling to which Dr. LaGrelius has devoted his life – a decision he made as a youth. To him, it is the most interesting, challenging and rewarding of all professions.
About the ACPP
Tom is also the current President of The American College of Private Physicians (ACPP.md) which is the premier professional society for established, successfully functioning direct practices. Our network of leading doctors is dedicated to improving best practices for all our members through topical educational programing, exclusive cost savings on today’s most effective practice management resources, new patient travel care coverage and efficient marketing services that elevate a doctor’s online visibility. The ACPP believes the investment in membership is returned through improved practice management and patient care.
The ACPP was launched by leaders in the field and pioneers in medicine who are strong political advocates for the industry at both the state and federal level.
For more information, please contact – www.acpp.md.