David O’Gurek, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Director of Urban Community Health, Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. O’Gurek earned his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, and completed a family medicine residency at Lancaster General Health in Pennsylvania. He practices comprehensive outpatient family medicine, as well as coordinating an office-based opioid treatment (OBOT) program for patients who have opioid use disorder. In his role as Director of Urban Community Health, he coordinates undergraduate and graduate medical education programs on social determinants of health and community health advocacy. Dr. O’Gurek also collaborates with Temple University’s faculty practice and the Temple Center for Population Health on creative methods to address the university’s community health needs assessment. Notably, he has partnered with the City of Philadelphia and its agencies to address the opioid crisis. He is a former chair of the AAFP’s Commission on Health of the Public and Science.