Thomas C. Royer MD, FACPE
Dr. Royer has more than 45 years of healthcare experience as a clinician, clinical leader, physician leader, physician executive, and ultimately health system CEO. He is presently one of three partners and CEO of Royer-Maddox-Herron Advisors, a health care consulting firm providing multiplicity of services for healthcare providers as well as organizations tied to the healthcare industry, including employers.
Following surgical residency and two years serving with the U.S. Navy, Dr. Royer held various leadership roles with Geisinger Health System, including Sr. Vice President and Medical Director. After serving as CEO and President of the Johns Hopkins Medical Services Corporation, Dr. Royer joined Henry Ford Health System as SVO for Medical Affairs and CEO of the Henry for Medical Group. For more than thirteen years, Dr. Royer led CHRISUS Health as its founding CEO. Today, Dr. Royer applies his career experience and expertise as founding partner and CEO of Royer-Maddox-Heron Advisors, an advisory services firm providing management and operational consulting to leading healthcare organizations. Dr. Royer is the co-author of a soon-to-be-released book about the ever changing health care arena.
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00
A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:
(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.
Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:
(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).