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Tom Syzek, MD, FACEP

Tom Syzek, MD, FACEP
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Dr. Syzek completed his MD degree and residency training in Ohio. He is a board certified Emergency Physician, a member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians. His career spans 33 years as a family and emergency physician in Colorado and Ohio. Dr. Syzek wore many hats with Premier Physician Services, a regional emergency physician group practice with over 400 physicians. He served as Chief Clinical Risk Officer and President of Pinnacle Medical Protective, SPC, a physician liability insurance company in Georgetown, Grand Cayman. Dr. Syzek is VP of e-Learning Services at The Sullivan Group, a leading provider of patient safety, risk management, and performance improvement solutions for healthcare professionals. Dr. Syzek is a frequent author and speaker on the topics of patient safety, risk reduction, litigation support, physician group risk management, and physician liability insurance.
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Child Physical Abuse Exists in All Corners of the Country

There are more than 650,000 substantiated cases of child maltreatment in the U.S. each year. Practitioners in primary care, particularly Pediatrics and Family Medicine, are uniquely poised to not only detect, but also to prevent child abuse.

Why Military Service Needs to be Part of the Medical History

Because veterans can now seek government-funded care in the private sector under certain circumstances, practitioners should inquire about health factors related to military service.