With profound excitement the editorial team at Today’s Practice announces the addition of Dr. Peter Demitry, Founder and Executive Director of The National Foundation for Integrative Medicine, as a featured member of our speaking faculty at the upcoming Healthcare Financial Summit in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Demitry will demonstrate that evidence based medicine and treatment methodologies predicated upon efficacy will lead the charge in our outcome based reimbursement model of the future. Providers and Administrators alike can join Dr. Demitry as he takes the stage at the Private Practice Symposium this October at the Rio All Suites Resort in Amazon Hall, amongst his fellow renown experts in our nation’s constantly evolving healthcare model.
Dr. Demitry’s background and experience:
Colonel (Dr.) Pete Demitry retired from the US Air Force after over 28 years on active duty and served as the Assistant Air Force (AF) Surgeon General. Dr. Demitry earned his undergraduate degree with Honors from the US Air Force Academy in 1978 and his Medical Degree (MD) in 1986. Col (ret) Demitry graduated from the Air Force’s prestigious Test Pilot School in 1991 and holds the distinction as the only Test Pilot Physician in Air Force history. His test pilot assignments included directing the Advanced Fighter Technology Integration F-16 Joint Test Force, at Edwards AFB, CA — as the only physician to ever hold that position.
Dr. Demitry completed medical residency training and research fellowship at Harvard in 1998 and was selected as the Chief Resident in his class. Dr. Demitry is a Diplomat (Board Certified) of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association.
Dr. Demitry is also a lifetime member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots with operational/flight test experience in the F-4, A-10, F-16 and F-15 fighter aircraft. Dr. Demitry has piloted over 37 different types of jet aircraft logging over 2,300 fighter and flight test hours and has been transitioning medical technologies since his AF retirement. In addition to creating the medical vision for Meridian MPS, Dr. Demitry is also the Chief Technology Editor for the leading business publication dedicated solely to physicians, ‘Today’s Practice’.