|Dr. Carman Ciervo Named Senior VP at Kennedy Health System|
|Friday, April 01, 2011|
Kennedy Health Alliance, a quickly growing network of primary and specialty care physician practices, that provide South Jersey residents with “front-door” access to top-notch medical care close to home. Additionally, he will serve as Kennedy’s primary physician liaison with the physician community at large, dealing with issues of practice growth and development, as well as Kennedy’s principal liaison with its valued partner, the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM).
Prior to assuming this new role, Dr. Ciervo had served as Kennedy’s Senior Medical Director for Clinical Integration since 2010. Dr. Ciervo, a member of the Board of Governors for the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), is also Chief of the Department of Family Medicine at Kennedy’s Cherry Hill and Stratford hospitals.
Dr. Ciervo earned his D.O. degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988, completing his residency in Family Medicine through UMDNJ-SOM in 1991. Dr. Ciervo was inducted into the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Mentor Hall of Fame in 2006 and received the National ACOFP Excellence in State Society Leadership Award in 2008. In 2010, he was honored as one of five national finalists in the AOA’s Mentor of the Year program, which recognizes those who help shape the future of the osteopathic medical profession through their involvement with students and young physicians.
As a member of ACOFP, Dr. Ciervo has served on the Industry Relations Committee, as Chair of the In-service Exam Committee, and Vice Chair of the Committee on Evaluation and Education. Past President for the New Jersey Chapter for ACOFP, Dr. Ciervo is also a member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Osteopathic Association, and American Medical Association. He has also been honored by South Jersey and SJ magazines as a “Top Doc” in various physician and reader polls over the past several years. He resides in Marlton, NJ, with his wife, Dr. Loretta Mueller, and their daughter, Sabrina.