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Fadi Bsat, MD
In January 2020, Dr. Fadi Bsat, Associate Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology, was voted Chair-Elect of the Practice Management Division Advisory Board of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM).
The SMFM Practice Management Division provides comprehensive resources for the operations and administration of a high-risk obstetric practice. The Division oversees the SMFM Coding Committee, organizes semiannual national coding courses and an annual practice management course, develops webinars, coding resources, and assistance with payer conflict. It also runs an annual physician leadership training program and provides mentorship opportunities and consulting services for fellows and junior faculty in contracting and management. In its leadership training and mentorship roles, the Division assists members and fellows with difficult issues and conversations in early or established roles of their practice. The Division also provides practice management consulting services, both in-person and remote.
Once Dr. Bsat serves this executive role for 2 years, he will become Board Chair in 2022 for a period of 3 years. Learn more about SMFM’s Practice Management Division.
Thomas Lincoln, MD
The Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) recently honored physician members at their Annual Meeting on November 9th in Waltham, MA. Thomas Lincoln, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, received the Humanism in Medicine Award in recognition of his work in correctional medicine. Elisa Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Governor of the Massachusetts Chapter of ACP, presented the award for Dr. Lincoln’s “pioneering the way for a marginalized population to receive access to outstanding care in the most complex of situations; incarceration.” The Humanism in Medicine Award was first presented in 2015, recognizing outstanding dedication and service to patients and underserved populations.
Dr. Lincoln and Baystate Health colleagues work with the Hampden County Correctional Center in a community-integrated program that became a national model for correctional health care and has sustained for 25 years.
Read more about this accomplishment in the ACP Massachusetts Chapter Governor’s December 2019 newsletter.