|Institution||School of Medicine and Dentistry|
|Address||University of Rochester Medical Center|
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 646
Rochester NY 14642
||Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society|
||Sigma Xi, 1960 Mayo Foundation, National scientific honorary society, elected to membership|
||2004||International Who's Who and Best Doctors In America
Marquis's Who's Who|
||2007||Who's Who in America, Marquis's Who's Who|
||Mastership, American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Gastroenterology, (lifetime achievement award)|
||Mastership, American College of Physicians
American College of Physicians-- lifetime achievement award|
||Founders Award, Association Of Program Directors In Internal Medicine-for contributions as a leader, innovator and educator in the area of Internal Medicine training & lifetime service dedicated to the achievement of excellence in medicine".|
||Jubilee Medal, Charles University of Prague,
Citation: "for Academic Achievement and for Service to Charles University and the Czech Republic on the occasion of the 650th anniversary of the founding of the University.|
RICHARD G. FARMER, M.D., M.S., M.A.C.P.
Dr. Farmer was born in Indiana, attended Indiana University, and received MD degree from the University of Maryland and Master of Science degree from the University of Minnesota. He trained in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Milwaukee County Hospital and Mayo Clinic. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He served in the Medical Corps of the US Navy.
Dr. Farmer was Chief of Gastroenterology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation for 10 years and served as Chair of Medicine for 16 years. He was on the Faculty at Georgetown University for 12 years. He developed continuing medical education programs in Russia and Eastern Europe from 1992 to 2003 working as a consultant for the US State Department as well as private sector grants. He was Medical Director of the Eurasian Medical Education Program, a joint collaboration with the American College of Physicians from 1997 -2003. He has published more than 250 journal articles, with primary emphasis on inflammatory bowel disease.
He was appointed to the National Commission on Digestive Diseases in 1977 by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The commission developed the Digestive Disease Institute at the National Institute of Health.
Dr. Farmer was elected (lifetime) to the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, in 1983. He received a Jubilee Medal from Charles University, Prague, in 1998 for his contributions to health in the Czech Republic. He was president of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, and subsequently received the Founder's Award for "striving for excellence in medical education". He was awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians, where he had served as Governor and Regent. He was President on the American College of Gastroenterology and subsequently was awarded Mastership.
Since 2003, he has served as Professor and Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division of the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY.
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