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American Health Council Names William P. Dillon, M.D. to Education Board


Posted on: 18 Aug 17

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. William P. Dillon, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Buffalo, has been selected to join the Education Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and High-Risk Pregnancies.

Dr. Dillon has been active in the healthcare industry for the last 40 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Canisius College in 1966 and his M.D. from the University of Buffalo in 1970. He completed his internship (1971), residency (1974), and fellowship (1979) at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Dillon’s day-to-day responsibilities at SUNY Buffalo include administrative work, overseeing issues regarding practice plans, and serving as a member of the governing board.

Dr. Dillon attributes his success to perseverance and always remaining focused on the goal ahead. He is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG) and Member of the New York State Board for Professional Conduct. Among his many achievements, he is most proud to hold certifications from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He is also honored to have been appointed Chairman of the Board for Medical Professional Conduct for New York State in 1997 by Governor George Pataki and to have served in that position for five years. Dr. Dillon is also involved in the running of the Academic Health Professionals Insurance Association. His long-term goals include continuing to remain active in faculty practice and insurance activities.

Dr. Dillon has held the following notable positions: Chairman of the Board by Appointment of Gov. Pataki; Chairman (1998–2003), Chairman, District II ACOG; Chairman (1999–2002), - Chairman, Financial Committee of Gov. Board Practice Plan; SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine; Chairman (2004–2006), - Chairman, Task Force on Cesarean Section/Hysterectomy and Quality of Obstetric Care; NY State Health Department/ District II ACOG; Chairman (1992–1994), - Chairman, Board of Governors Academic Health Professionals Insurance Association; Chairman (1991–2004); Chairman, Steering Committee for Formation of Academic Health Professionals Insurance Association; Chairman (1988–1990), Chairman - District II ACOG, Section 6; Chairman (1987–1990); Chairman, Quality Assessment Committee for OB-GYN, WCHOB; Chairman (1986–1999);  Vice Chairman - District II ACOG, Section 6; Vice-Chair (1984–1987); Chairman, Financial Committee of Gov. Board Practice Plan; SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine; Chairman (1984–1986), Chairman, Record Room Committee WCHOB; Chairman (1979–1989); Vice President - ACOG; Vice President (2003–2004); Vice Chairman, PROLOG Obstetrics Edition 3, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Vice-Chair (1991–1992).

Dr. Dillon’s professional appointments include: President, Academic Health Professionals, Attorney in Fact; Chair (2004–present), President, Gov. Board of Practice Plan; SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine; President (2006–2008), President, Governing Board of Practice Plan; SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine; President (1986–2000); Director of Quality Assurance - GYN/OB, WCHOB; Director (1995–1998), Vice Chairman, District II ACOG; Vice-Chair (1996–2002), President, NYS Association of Regional Perinatal Programs; President (1989–1991), Head of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine; SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Children's Hospital; Other (1982–1995), Examiner Basic Boards, American Board of Ob-Gyn; Administrator (1988–present), Coordinator Residency Program in OB-GYN; Coordinator (1978–1983), and Secretary - American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists; Task Force on the Reduction of Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality for District II; Secretary (1979–1981); Biomedical Research Support Grant Committee of WCHOB; Chairman (1980–1985), Junior Fellow Advisor - District II American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists; Advisor (1979–1986); Course Moderator, Federation of State Medical Boards (2002–present); and Delegate, Federation of State Medical Boards; Delegate (1993–present).

Dr. Dillon serves as a committee member for the following organizations: Appeals Committee for Grievance; Committee Member (2008–present), UBMD Committee; Committee Member (2008–present), UBA Member; Member (2006–present) Federation of State Medical Boards; Committee Member (2001–present), Nominating Committee, Federation of State Medical Boards; Committee Member (1998–present),  NYS Board for Professional Medical Conduct Department of Health; Advisory Committee (1997–present) Federation of State Medical Boards; Member (1993–present); Member, Federation of State Medical Boards; Member (1993–present), NYS Board for Professional Medical Conduct Department of Health; Board Member (1993–present).

Dr. Dillon maintains affiliation with the following organizations: Joint Conference Committee; Committee Member (1992–1998); Ethics Rounds; Other (1992–1997), Children's Hospital Board of Trustees; Board of Trustees Member (1992–1995) Corporate Council; Other (1992–1995), Council of Clinical Physician Managers; Other (1992–1995); OB/ICN Clinical Review; Committee Member (1992–1995); Member, Promotions and Tenure Committee; Committee Member (1991–1993), Liability Committee, District II, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Committee Member (1990–present), Finance Committee Chairman, New York State Perinatal Association; Chairman (1989–1992); Member, Committee on Patient Education American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Member (1989–1992); Member, Committee on Patient Education American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Member (1989–1992); New York State Perinatal Association; Member (1989–present); Member, Task Force on Cesarean Section and Quality of Obstetric Care, NYS Department of Health/American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Member (1988–1991).

Dr. Dillon’s professional accomplishments include: Planning Committee for new obstetrical wing, WCHOB; Committee Member (1987–1991); Medical Ethics Review Committee WCHOB; Committee Member (1986–1999); New York State/United Univ. Professions Joint Labor Committee; on Faculty Practice; Committee Member (1986–1988); American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Member (1986–1987); Member, PROLOG Task Force - Obstetrics, Edition 2; PROLOG: Personal Resources on Learning Obstetrics and Gynecology; Committee Member (1986–1987); Executive Committee, NYS Association of Regional Perinatal Programs; Executive Board (1986–present);  Treasurer, NYS Association of Regional Perinatal Programs; Treasurer (1985–1989);  Dept. Gyn-Ob Representative on Governing Body of Medical School Practice Plan; Department Representative (1984–2000); Executive Committee WCHOB; Committee Member (1984–1989).

Dr. Dillon’s dedication to the field of Medicine has led to the inclusion in the following organization: Executive Committee, Dept. GYN-OB; Committee Member (1979–present); Member - District II ACOG Advisory Council; Advisory Board (1979–present), Association of Professors of Gynecology & Obstetrics: Associate Member; Associate Member (1978–present); Society of Perinatal Obstetricians NYS Association of Regional Perinatal Programs: Member; Member (1978–present); New York State Medical Society; Member (1977–present); The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Fellow; Member (1977–present); Buffalo Obstetric and Gynecologic Society; Membership in Honorary and Professional Societies; Member (1976–present); Erie County Medical Society; Membership in Honorary and Professional Societies; Member (1973–present), and Faculty Council, Elected Representative; Other.

Dr. Dillon is a member of the Federation of State Medical Boards, NYS Perinatal Association, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, New York State Association of Regional Perinatal Programs, New York State Medical Society, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Buffalo Obstetric and Gynecologic Society, and Eerie County Medical Society. Charitable organizations he works with include the Historical Society in East Aurora.

In his free time, Dr. Dillon enjoys golfing, hiking, walking, reading British History, and traveling.

About the American Health Council:
The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org.

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring “America’s Best Doctors and Nurses,” as well as the nation’s best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact: Elizabeth Moore American Health Council Hauppauge, NY United States Phone: 1-212-390-0214 Email: media@americanhealthcouncil.orgGlobeNewswire
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Last updated on: 21/08/2017

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