Dr. Eric R. Schenk Receives National Honor
Eric R. Schenk, D.O. was recently by the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) for excellence in the practice of internal medicine.
Dr. Eric Schenk
The honorary degree of fellow in the ACOI (FACOI) was conferred in a ceremony Oct. 16, and witnessed by more than 300 of Schenk's peers, family and friends.
To qualify for the degree of fellow, a physician must demonstrate continuing professional accomplishments, scholarships and professional activities, including teaching, research and community service.
"Dr. Schenk is an excellent primary care physician and very worthy of this national recognition," said Roy Hitchings, president and CEO of Pen Bay Healthcare.
"Our community and healthcare system are very fortunate to have him practicing medicine here.
patients love him."
Schenk, a member of the Board of Trustees at Pen Bay Healthcare, lives in South Thomaston and has an internal medicine practice at 4 Glen Cove Drive in Rockport.
is a national medical specialty society representing more than 3,500 osteopathic internists and medical subspecialties.
Recognized by state and national organizations for quality of care, Schenk
and Coastal Maine Internal Medicine
in Rockport use state of the art technology and integrated systems to provide a patient-centered medical experience and to ensure the highest level of care.
Schenk was the first physician associated with Penobscot Bay Medical Center to be recognized by the Maine Health Management Coalition as a "Three Blue Ribbon" practice.