John W. Poole, MD
Chair, AMPAC Board of Directors
Appointed to the AMPAC Board of Directors in 2008, John W. Poole, MD, was elected Chair by his peers for 2013-14. For 2010-12, he was elected Secretary He currently serves on the Congressional Review Committee and is also AMPAC’s representative to the AMA Council on Legislation (COL). Dr. Poole is a board-certified general and laparoscopic surgeon in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Dr. Poole received his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He completed his General Surgery Internship and Residency at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is currently the Attending Surgeon at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, New Jersey and at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. Dr. Poole is also the Director of the Department of Surgery and a member of the Medical Executive Committee at Holy Name Hospital.
Dr. Poole is currently the Chair of MEDPAC, the PAC of the Medical Society of New Jersey. He is also an Alternate member of New Jersey’s delegation to the AMA House of Delegates. He was also the Chair of the Bergen County Medical Society from 2007-2008. He has been a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 1990.
Dr. Poole and his wife Louise and their 3 children reside in Englewood, New Jersey.
News & Tweets
KPAC, AMPAC Host 2nd 2014 Regional Seminar
OMPAC, AMPAC Co-host Regional Campaign & Grassroots Seminar
40 physicians and friends of medicine gathered at the headquarters of the Oregon Medical Association (OMA) on January 24th for “Learn to be Your Best Advocate,” the first of at least 6 Regional Campaign and Grassroots Seminars to be co-hosted by AMPAC and state medical societies in 2014. The 6 hour training featured practical tips for improving physicians’ legislative and political effectiveness in both Salem and Washington, DC. more
AMPAC Co-Hosts Campaign Seminar with CMS
On October 12th, 50 physicians and medical students attended a Regional Campaign and Grassroots Seminar in Denver, CO co-hosted by the Colorado Medical Society (CMS) and AMPAC. more
Another Successful AMPAC Federation Meeting