by Stephani Simmons
April 11, 2017
Chief Medical Officer,
Providence Health Plan
Dr. Robert Gluckman has served in a variety of leadership positions with Providence. Prior to becoming chief medical officer for Providence Health Plans in December 2010, Dr. Gluckman served as chief medical officer for the teaching clinics at Providence Medical Group. He served on the faculty for Providence St. Vincent Internal Medicine Residency for 18 years, where he maintained an active internal medicine practice. Throughout his academic career he has focused on applying medical evidence to clinical practice, with an emphasis on increasing the value of care delivered to patients.
Dr. Gluckman graduated summa cum laude in 1978 from the University of Illinois and earned his medical degree in 1982 from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and is board certified in internal medicine.
Dr. Gluckman is Treasurer Emeritus of the American College of Physicians and served on the Board of Regents for the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest physician specialty society. He brings a strong background in advocacy and public policy to his current role. He is past chair of the ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality and ACP Services Political Action Committees. He received the ACP Oregon Chapter’s Laureate Award in 2013 for his contributions to the internal medicine community. He is currently a member of the Board of the Oregon Medical Association.