Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Kaufman named physician of the year.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Arthur Kaufman, professor and chair of Family and Community Medicine at the Uiversity of New Mexico School of Medicine, was named Family Physician of the Year by the New Mexico Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

A UNM medical faculty member since 1974, Kaufman was recognized for his work to expand health care services to larger numbers of uninsured and medically indigent people in New Mexico.

He is co-director of the award-winning UNM Care Plan, a managed care model for more than 15,000 residents of Bernalillo County who have no medical insurance.

Kaufman is currently working to develop a university-linked, family practice network. …

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