Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

Medical Director, CDDER
Professor and Sr. Vice Chair, Dept. of Family Medicine and Community Health
Director, Community Based Education, Office of Undergraduate Medical Education

Dr. Baldor oversees the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health's Undergraduate and Graduate Educational Programs, and has an active medical practice in Worcester where he sees an array of patients including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He also serves as the Director of Community Based Education for the medical school and the Director of Managed Care Education for the Meyers Primary Care Institute. Dr. Baldor is a graduate of the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine, and he completed his family practice internship and residency at Hahnemann Family Health Center in Worcester. Following three years with the Indian Health Service of New Mexico, he joined the faculty of UMMS. Dr. Baldor has served as President of the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians. He has published and lectured on a wide variety of family medicine and educational topics.  He authored the textbook Managed Care Made Simple, a widely utilized primer on the basics of managed care, healthcare costs, and the evolving U.S. healthcare system, currently in its 2nd edition (Blackwell Scientific, Inc.).

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