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Kellman named chair of University Medical Associates at Syracuse
Robert Kellman, M.D., has been named chair of University Medical Associates at Syracuse Inc. (UMAS) and the Governing Board of the Faculty Practice Plan, College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Kellman, professor and chair of SUNY Upstate’s Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, succeeds Frederick Davey, M.D., who recently retired from SUNY Upstate.
As chair, Kellman provides leadership of the Board and Executive Committee in overall oversite of the clinical practice plan’s Medical Service Groups. He is responsible for ensuring that UMAS participants and staff continue to implement common systems and standards, including financial reporting, physician etiquette standards and business practices.
Kellman has been a member of the UMAS Executive Committee for a number of years, having served as the UMAS treasurer and chair of the Budget and Finance Committee; chair of the Physician Standards Committee; and as a member of the Multispecialty Group Task Force.
UMAS is the not-for-profit faculty practice corporation of the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. It integrates the 19 medical service groups to assure good business standards, coordinated planning and activity, market responsiveness, particularly concerning managed care and changes in health care delivery and reimbursement, and good clinical practice standards. UMAS also provides shared administrative, clerical and medical support services to the University Health Care Manlius.
Kellman is a resident of Fayetteville.
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