Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

Professor and Senior Vice-Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, UMass Memorial Health Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Robert A. Baldor received his MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his family practice residency at the University of Massachusetts/ 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 is currently Professor and Sr. Vice-Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He also serves as the 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. Dr. Baldor 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 is the author of the best selling textbook, Managed Care made Simple, the editor for The Family Medicine Board Review Book 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.

Recent & Upcoming Conference Sessions


South Annual Conference

Benign, but Curious Dermatology: Terminology and Associated Conditions

Saturday, February 10, 2018

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM


South Annual Conference

A Clinician’s Guide to the Diagnosis of Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases

Thursday, February 8, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM