|Dr. Carman A. Ciervo Named Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians|
|Tuesday, March 20, 2012|
Carman A. Ciervo, D.O., FACOFP, Senior Vice President for Clinical Integration with the Kennedy Health System in southern New Jersey, was named a 2012 Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) at its Conclave of Fellows Awards Ceremony held March 17th in Kissimmee, FL. Dr. Ciervo was one of only two ACOFP Fellows nationally to receive the honor, which is given in recognition of exemplary service to the ACOFP and the Conclave of Fellows. Currently, there are only 50 ACOFP Distinguished Fellows in the United States.
Dr. Ciervo is a member of the Board of Governors of the ACOPF, a national organization of more than 27,000 osteopathic family physicians that promotes excellence in osteopathic family medicine through responsible advocacy, quality education and visionary leadership.
As Senior Vice President for Clinical Integration at Kennedy, Dr. Ciervo oversees the Kennedy Health Alliance, a quickly growing network of primary care physicians. Additionally, he serves 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).
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 resides in Marlton, NJ, with his wife, Dr. Loretta Mueller, and their daughter.