FP Audio™ Staff and Editors

AAFP CME Medical Editing
Phone: (800) 274-2237, ext. 8725
Fax: (913) 906-6285


Elaine Kierl Gangel, Managing Editor


Rick Kellerman, MD, FP Audio™ Medical Editor
Dr. Kellerman is professor and chair of the family and community medicine department at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. He is a past president of the American Academy of Family Physicians and served as chair of the AAFP Board of Directors. Since 2010 he has been a co-editor of Conn's Current Therapy. He has multiple publications on both clinical and health care policy topics and is a frequent contributor to the news media including national television and print interviews. Dr. Kellerman served as a Public Health Service Primary Care Policy Fellow in 1997. Among other awards, Dr. Kellerman has been recognized with the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's New Faculty Scholars Award in 1989, the KUSM-Wichita Golden Chair Award in 1999 and was the inaugural recipient of the Kansas Board of Regents' Faculty Award. In 2010, he received the AAFP President's Award.

FP Audio™ Associate Medical Editors
B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH

Dr. Blount is medical director of family and preventive medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He is retired from the United States Army, where he was awarded the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine. Dr. Blount has also been named one of America's Top Family Physicians numerous times. He has been published broadly in different family medicine venues and presents nationally on different family medicine topics.

John R. Holman, MD, MPH
Dr. Holman is a board certified family physician in full-time private practice in Minden, Nevada. He is also medical director for Carson Tahoe Health Systems Urgent Care Centers in Carson City and Dayton, Nevada, and retail clinics in Carson City and Gardnerville, Nevada. He is an adjunct professor of family medicine at the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine in Reno. Dr. Holman recently retired from the United States Navy after 24 years of service.

Thomas C. Rosenthal, MD
Dr. Rosenthal is chief medical executive for a joint venture with a hospital, insurer, and a 500-physician group formed in 2013 with a goal of patient-centered health care and improved value. He formally served 20 years as family medicine department chair at the University at Buffalo and has published more than 70 articles, chapters, and a textbook on geriatrics. He sees patients in inner city Buffalo.