Bruce Bagley, MD, FAAFP, serves as interim president and CEO of TransforMED, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians. TransforMED provides ongoing consultation and support to physicians as they seek to implement the patient-centered medical home model of care in their practices.
As interim president and CEO, Dr. Bagley serves as the leader, visionary, and key spokesperson for the company. Additionally, he directs overall management of the organization and oversees the strategic development of the company's product and service lines. He also actively participates in the development, deployment, and implementation of performance measures and continues to advocate for the importance of primary care as the foundation of a redesigned U.S. health care system.
During his nearly 30-year practice career, Dr. Bagley provided the full range of family medicine services in a single-specialty family medicine group practice in Albany, N.Y. Under his leadership, the 10-physician group was a well-known pioneer in the community in adapting to the challenges of managed care, quality improvement, informatics, and patient-centered care.
A nationally recognized expert on performance measurement, PCMH office redesign, electronic health records, and health care leadership, Dr. Bagley is well positioned to forge partnerships with technology vendors and other high-profile health care stakeholders. His expertise also proves valuable in providing consultation and advice to medical practices and developing delivery systems.
Previously, Dr. Bagley served as the medical director for quality improvement for both the AAFP and TransforMED. Prior to joining the TransforMED staff in 2011, he enjoyed a long history of leadership with the AAFP where he also served as the organization's president from 1999 to 2000 and its board chair from 2000 to 2001. Later, his expertise was recognized on the national quality stage when he served from 2005 to 2007 as a Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award examiner.
Dr. Bagley has been board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine since 1976. He earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, N.Y., and completed his family medicine residency at Saint Joseph's Hospital family medicine residency program in Syracuse, N.Y. He has also achieved the AAFP Degree of Fellow, an earned degree awarded to family physicians for distinguished service and continuing medical education.