Director, Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME)
Lewis has had a distinguished career in continuing medical education and medical publishing. He is founder of both the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education in 1975, and the Global Alliance for Medical Education in 1995. In addition, he co-founded WentzMiller Global Services (2001), an international continuing education consulting company, and two major medical publishing-medical education companies, Miller & Fink Corporation (1966) and Dowden Health Media (1988). He served as president of the former and corporate editorial director of the latter. He is also co-founder and past chairman of Intermedica, Inc., an international medical education company.
He has worked closely with many medical organizations, including the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the U.S., the European Society of Cardiology, the Mexican National Academy of Medicine, the Brazilian Medical Association, and medical associations in Spain and Catalonia. In addition, he has brought global CME programs to pharmaceutical companies such as Bristol Myers Squibb, Pfizer and Wyeth. He has also consulted with Pfizer, MSD Europe and Takeda North America on CME strategy.
He has received both the Founders Award and the Distinguished Service Award from the Alliance for CME, the Hippocrates award from GAME, and the Lifetime Award for Editorial Achievement from American Business Media. In 2007, he was inducted into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He is listed in Who’s Who in America.
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