Repp Named Leader of Primary Care Internal Medicine
- By Jennifer Nachbur
University of Vermont Associate Professor of Medicine Allen Repp, M.D., M.S., has been named the Health Care Service Leader for Primary Care Internal Medicine (PCIM) at Fletcher Allen Health Care and chief of the Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine in the UVM Department of Medicine.
Repp, who joined UVM/Fletcher Allen in 2003 and has provided interim leadership for PCIM since 2011, was identified after a national search led by Thomas Peterson, M.D., chair of family medicine, and began his three-year term on October 1, 2012.
The director of Fletcher Allen’s hospitalist service since 2009, Repp is a highly regarded teacher and clinician with interests in quality and patient safety as well as clinical education. He has been honored three times as Teacher of the Year for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and was 2011 runner-up for Graduate Medical Education Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Vermont Medical Group. He was elected as a Fellow in Hospital Medicine by the Society of Hospital Medicine in 2009, and is a reviewer for the Journal of Hospital Medicine. Repp has been actively involved in quality assurance and improvement, focusing on medication safety, and has participated in multiple interdisciplinary efforts to improve the delivery of inpatient care. He was elected to the University of Vermont Medical Group Board of Directors in 2010.
Repp earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he was subsequently a chief resident and clinical fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also graduated from the Harvard School of Public Health with a Master of Science in Health Care Management in 2011.