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Bruce Carl Becker II, American Born: Chicago, September 8, 1948Physician, educator ( hlth: medical, Educated)physician, educator. Recipient Literary Key award St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center, 1981, 85.


II, Bruce Carl Becker, was born on September 8, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl Max and Lillian (Podzamski) B.


Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronomical Engineering, University Illinois, 1970. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, 1972. Postgraduate, Wright State University, 1973—1974.

Doctor of Medicine, Chicago Medical School, 1978. Master of Science in Health Services Administration, College St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, 1984. Diploma in Spanish, University Chicago, 1988.

Diploma in Polish, College Du Page, 1989.


Resident in surgery University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1978—1979. Resident in family practice St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center, Chicago, 1979—1981, chairman, program director department family practice, 1985—1990, assistant director medical education, 1981—1982, director family practice residency, 1983—1990, chief Family Practice Center, 1983—1985, chairman department family practice, 1985—1990, medical director home health service, 1985—2001, medical director health maintenance organization -Illinois, 1985—2001, member planning and development committee governing board, 1987—1991, vice president medical affairs, 1989—2001. Clinical instructor Chicago Medical School, 1982, affiliate instructor, 1982—1983, assistant professor, 1983, vice chairman department family medicine, 1983—1991.

Chief medical officer Medical Center Hospital, Odessa, Texas, since 2002, chief quality officer, since 2008. President ProCare, 501a Professional Corporation, 2005-2008. Administrator Family Health Center, 2005-2008.

President Permian Basin Health Care Network PHO, 2005-2008. Member family practice residency act Advisory Committee Illinois Department Public Health, 1991-1902. Member Volunteer Hospital Association Southwest Physician Quality and Patient Safety Council, 2003-2008, VHA Southwest Physleadership Network, since 2009, Texas Hospital Association Physical Executive Council, since 2008, Council Policy Development, since 2009.

Captain United States Air Force Reserve, 1970-1975.


Member public health advisory network Department of Health and Human Services, 1990-1991. Board directors Midwest region Inn Care American, since 1991. Member dinner committee Illinois chapter Lupus Foundation American, 1991, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

Parish Council, 2004-2007. Fellow American Academy Family Physicians (representative to accrediation review committee for physician assistants 1989-1994, chairman, 1991-1993), American College Physician Executives, American College Health Care Executives (regents advisory council 1996-2000), Institute Medicine Chicago. Member American Medical Association, Illinois Academy Family Physicians (commission on internal affairs 1986, commission public and government policy 1987-1989, chairman 1989-1990, board directors 1988-1992, chairman public relations and information committee 1988-1992, state representative family practice research act committee 1990-1992, vice speaker 1991-1992), Texas Academy Family Physicians (commission on public health clinical affairs 2003-2006, committee on academy affairs 2004-2007), Texas Medical Association (processes committee), Permian Basin Regional Citizen Corps, Society Teachers Family Medicine, Association American Medical Colleges, Alliance Continuing Medical Education, American College Occupational Medicine, American Academy Medical Administration, Chicago Medical Society (councilor for Chicago Medical School 1986-1991, alternate councilor 1991-1995, physicians stress ad hoc committee 1989-1990, vice chairman 1990-1991, advisory committee on public health policy 1990-2001, presidential advisory committee 1991-2001), Illinois Medical Society (council on education and manpower 1986-1996, chairman committee on Chicago Mercantile Exchange activities 1991-1996, chairman subcommittee physician placement and practice issues 1986-1990, third party payment and processes committee, Illinois Academy Family Physicians representative 1990-1992), Ector County Medical Society, Phi Delta Epsilon.


Married Irene Stepien-Thibault, 1991. 1 child, Joseph.