At Physicians’ Practice Enhancement, we are only as strong as our team and are proud to employ a variety of qualified individuals who bring their own diverse knowledge to the practice in order to ensure you receive the most comprehensive treatment possible.
“PPE becomes “part of the fabric” at each hospital and works hand-in-hand with hospital administration and medical staff to initiate, transition and grow hospital programs.”
Dr. Calabro is Founder, President and CEO of Physicians’ Practice Enhancement, LLC (PPE), a Medical Practice Management Group. Dr. Calabro is also Chairman and Professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Seton Hall University and has a longstanding background in academic medicine, research and healthcare management.
Dr. Calabro is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and the subspecialty EMS. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Medical Corps, Director of Ambulatory Care and Emergency Services at Letterman Army Medical Center for the Northern/Central California region, Officer-in-Charge of the Western U.S. Nuclear Chemical Disaster Response team, and VIP physician for US Presidents and Vice Presidents. After his military career, he served as Chair of the San Francisco Emergency Medical Care Committee, overseeing S.F. Emergency Medical Services and was Principal Investigator for the California Statewide Loma Prieta Earthquake Response research project. Dr. Calabro has been involved in residency training for over 20 years, having founded and served as Residency Program Director/Chair of two emergency medicine residency programs.
In addition, Dr. Calabro has held numerous positions of medical leadership both regionally and nationally. He is the Regional Assistant Dean and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM), President of MRI (medical malpractice insurance company), and is past President of the Northeastern Osteopathic Medical Education Network (NEOMEN). He is a reviewer for numerous medical journals and has been involved in many research trials and projects and serves on numerous corporate and philanthropic boards. Dr. Calabro has also published numerous articles and chapters on various topics and is a nationally known figure in physician and healthcare management.
Dr. Calabro is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Madigan Army Medical Center (Tacoma, Washington). Dr. Calabro also completed a flexible internship at Tripler Army Medical Center (Honolulu, Hawaii) and completed aviation medicine specialty training (flight surgeon) at Fort Rucker, Alabama.
Victor has over 24 years of financial and accounting management experience in private industry and public accounting. He served as CFO of several related healthcare companies with gross revenues of $150 million and has provided services across the US. Victor’s responsibilities include financial reporting, budgeting, cash flow analysis, bank and credit relations, compliance reporting, capital expenditures, and A/R collections.
Dr. McAlpine works closely with PPE’s Clinical and Medical Directors, physicians, providers, and support staff, as well as Hospital Administration to oversee clinical programs, focusing on quality and clinical excellence, operations, metrics, provider engagement, recruiting, risk mitigation and many other related areas.
Upon graduating from Michigan State University and Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. McAlpine completed his post-graduate training in Emergency Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine with over 3 decades of experience, and has completed formal study in business development with Auburn University/Southern Medical Association.
Anne is a business professional who began her career with AT&T. Her focus broadened through marketing and telecommunication systems integration and business development. Anne applies her business experience with industry giants such as Polo Ralph Lauren, the Kroger Company and Time, Inc. to the growth and development of our health resource company in the areas of business system integration, marketing, and strategic planning and has been involved with healthcare management for over 10 years. She is the focal point for all technical and operational services, including physician recruitment, physician contracting, client services, physician scheduling, and reimbursement. Anne is responsible for all operations concerning PPE’s physician and clinical practices.
Dr. Sierra is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician who is also a Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Quality. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and served her Emergency Medicine residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital before moving on to be an attending physician then the Associate Medical Director at Newark Beth Israel and East Orange General Hospitals, then the Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Saint Michael’s Medical Center. Dr. Sierra is working with PPE to facilitate quality improvement and risk management initiatives of all specialty series at PPE client facilities.
Samantha is a highly accomplished Registered Nurse with extensive experience in management and administration of health services at numerous facilities, ensuring the delivery of integrated services in accordance with corporate regulatory guidelines. Samantha has held leadership positions such as Assistant Director of a high volume Emergency Department, management of a busy Urgent Care Department, and an Occupational Health Center at a Fortune 500 corporation. With over 20 years’ experience in the acute care setting, she is accomplished in developing, reviewing, and implementing successful clinical protocols. Her areas of expertise include the development and execution of practice guidelines, health promotion, and disease prevention programs and services. Her expertise in occupational case management and interfacing with risk management to evaluate case management outcomes has earned her the praise of her peers.
Judy has a highly diversified and successful background as a Registered Nurse and healthcare executive leader. She has been involved in the development and implementation of many high quality and effective healthcare programs and services. Throughout her career, Judy has managed and led hospital based emergency services, outpatient urgent care centers, primary care practices, occupational health centers and ambulatory clinics. She has a long tenure in acute care, and is well versed in the development of medical care protocols and systems that result in high value to the organization and to the patients they serve. Judy holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Thomas Edison State College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from William Paterson University, and is currently certified as a Nurse Executive by the ANCC.
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