University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Norman Ward, M.D.
Norman Ward, M.D.

Norman Ward, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center Family Medicine - South Burlington, 3 Timber Lane, South Burlington, VT 05403


2013-2015      Masters of Health Care Delivery Science Program, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
1981 – 1984   Internship and Residency, Highland Hospital, University of Rochester
                          Family Medicine Residency Program, Rochester, NY
1977 – 1981   M.D., Brown University, Providence, RI
1973 – 1977   B.A. in Chemistry (magna cum laude), University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
1969 – 1973   Middletown High School, Middletown, RI

Academic Interests

2013-Present       Executive Medical Director of Accountable Care (OneCare Vermont Medicare 
                               Shared Savings ACO) – using claims and clinical data to succeed at population
                               health and shared savings payment paradigms

Research Interests

1998                Vermont Program for Quality Health Care: Pediatric Asthma
1994 – 1995  Vermont Program for Quality Health Care: Otitis Media Project
1994                Management of Otitis Media, Department of Social Welfare and Department of Family 

Academic Appointments

1993 - Present    Associate Professor, Family Medicine

Prior Academic Appointments
1987 – 1993
       Assistant Professor

Awards and Honors

1981  Sigma XI, Brown University
1978  Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship, Brown University
1977  Phi Beta Kappa, University of Rhode Island 
1976  Phi Kappa Phi, University of Rhode Island


2014    “Enhanced Medication Reconciliation for Elderly Patients with Polypharmacy” Poster-
              Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Conference – Orlando, FL

1994    Soons, K.R., Ward, N., Seagrave, M., O’Berg, P., Management of Otitis Media -    Final 
             Report.  The State of Vermont Department of Social Welfare, Medicaid    Division 1994.

1978    Colin H, Ward N, Guichon G. Comparison of some packings for reversed phase high pressure
             liquid-solid chromatography. J Chrom 149:169-197,1978.