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William Guertin is a board member of The Physicians Foundation and chair of the Site Selection Committee.
Mr. Guertin served as executive vice president of the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association (ACCMA) in California before he retired in 2012.
He held executive positions at the ACCMA for 41 years, and has over 45 years of experience in professional liability insurance management and medical association administration.
He currently serves as a political consultant to Medical Insurance Exchange of California, a professional liability insurance company in California.
Mr. Guertin also served as chair of the board of directors of the Medical Underwriters of California and is a past president of the American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE).
Previously, Mr. Guertin
has been affiliated with the American Medical Association, the American Red Cross Blood Bank, the California Medical Association
and various other healthcare related organizations in executive and committee member capacities.
is the recipient of numerous civic and professional awards, including Alameda County Board of Supervisors
and California Senate
awards for contributions to improving healthcare.
is also a recipient of a distinguished service award from the AAMSE
, a commendation from the California Medical Association
and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Medical Association
Mr. Guertin attended Long Beach State College.
Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association Administration
William N. Guertin
Executive Vice President
AAMSE - Advancing Professionalism in Medical Society Management
William N. Guertin
Alameda-Conta Costa Medical Association
San Francisco Health Care Leader Receives Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award
New Orleans - The American Medical Association (AMA) presented William N. Guertin, executive vice president of the Alameda Contra-Costa Medical Association, with the 2011 Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award today.
Mr. Guertin has spent 40 years serving the Alameda Contra Costa Medical Association, its 3,000 physician members and subsidiaries.
"We are pleased to present Mr. Guertin with this award honoring his outstanding commitment to the Alameda Contra Costa Medical Association for the past 40 years," said AMA Chair Robert M. Wah, M.D. "He is dedicated to advocating for improvements to our health care system that benefit both physicians and patients."
In his current role as executive vice president, some of Mr. Guertin's responsibilities include overseeing the operation of a medical professional liability insurance carrier that insures more than 7,000 physicians in four states.
also has been responsible for the management of an investment advisory service for physicians, a community blood bank for Alameda and Contra Costa counties and a preferred provider organization with more than 2,000 members.
Mr. Guertin has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Medical Society Executives from 1998 - 2003 and was its president in 2002.
He currently represents the California Medical Association on the Physicians Foundation Board of Directors.
has received significant local and state recognition for contributions to his
won commendations from both the Alameda County and the Contra Costa Boards of Supervisors
work to improve health care in 2001.
That same year, he
was also recognized by the California State Senate
and Assembly in a joint resolution commending his
efforts to improve health care.
Mr. Guertin will retire from the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association on December 31, 2011.