Dr. Leonard Fromer is a member of the board of TransforMED, LLC. He also acts as a consultant to TransforMED in the area of clinical integration: center of excellence quality improvement in the chronic diseases coupled with successful practice transformation to the patient centered medical home and the accountable care organization. As Executive Medical Director of the Group Practice Forum, Dr. Fromer leads a team engaged in national projects with group practices that deliver education, tools, and services to achieve success in their clinical integration efforts. Dr. Fromer lectures extensively on the topics of health-system reform, the patient centered medical home and the accountable care organization. He has been featured on CBS News, ABC News, and in the New York Times. Leonard M. Fromer, MD, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and a diplomat of both the American Board of Family Practice and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He has been in private practice in Santa Monica, California, with Prairie Medical Group for 28 years. Dr. Fromer has served on the group's Board of Directors and has been its Managing Director as well as its Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Fromer is a past president of the California Academy of Family Physicians and has served over ten years as a member and Chairman of the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission on Health Care Services. He has also been a member of the AAFP Commission on Quality and Practice. He has also served on the Physicians Capital Source Project Steering Committee for the American Medical Association, the Advisory Board of Directors for the American Medical Informatics Association and the Advisory Board for the World Foundation for Studies of Female Health.
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