Dr. Daniel Duffy is the Senior Associate Dean for Academics, Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Director of the Community Medicine Track at the OU School of Community Medicine, Tulsa. He is the former Senior Advisor to the President of the American Board of Internal Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Duffy returned to Tulsa and OU in 2006 after 10-years on the staff of ABIM where he led the introduction of a new process for physician Maintenance of Certification based on evaluation of performance in practice. He held an adjunct professorship at the University of Pennsylvania in Internal Medicine and was a volunteer teacher at Philadelphia medical schools. Dr. Duffy served as a regent for the American College of Physicians from 1992-98, chair of the Board of Governors from 1991-92, and as Oklahoma governor for the College from 1988-91. He was Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa where he was honored with the Stanton L. Young Master Teacher Award in 1989 and several awards from students and residents for excellence in teaching.
Duffy was a founding member of the American Academy on Communications in Healthcare, 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 Mastership in 1999 and the Association of Professors of Medicine awarded a Lifetime Service Award in Internal Medicine in 2006. He served on the Ambulatory Measures Steering Committee of the National Quality Forum and on the Performance Measurement Committee of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties. He is a consultant in healthcare organizational design and expert in physician education, healthcare communications, and quality assessment and improvement.