F. Daniel Duffy, M.D.

F. Daniel Duffy, M.D., is executive vice president of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).

Dan is a physician teacher who joined the staff and Board of ABIM in January of 1997 and has led the development of new self-evaluation modules for use in the Board’s Maintenance of Certification Program. These include video-enhanced communications and physical examination and practice-based improvement modules. He holds an adjunct professorship at the University of Pennsylvania in Internal Medicine, conducts seminars and workshops for physicians in the medical interview and counseling for behavioral change, and has maintained his commitment to students, residents, and fellow physicians through volunteer teaching at Philadelphia medical schools.

Duffy served as a regent for the American College of Physicians from 1992-1998, chair of the Board of Governors from 1991-1992, and as Oklahoma governor for the College from 1988-1991. He was Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa where he was honored with the prestigious Stanton L. Young Master Teacher Award in 1989 and several awards from students and residents for excellence in teaching.

Duffy helped with the formation of the American Academy on Physician and Patient (AAPP), is a fellow of the Academy, and is a past chair of the Board of Directors. He was chair of the Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine from 1991-97. For his contributions to internal medicine, the American College of Physicians awarded him a Mastership in 1999. He serves as a member of the Performance Measurement Committee of the National Committee for Quality Assessment and member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Duffy is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, received his medical degree from Temple University Medical School, and completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.