Associate Executive Vice President, American College of Physicians

As Associate EVP, Tooker represents ACP to selected external organizations and contributes to ACP’s efforts related to health care reform. Tooker chairs the board of the National Committee for Quality Assurance and serves on the Board of Directors for the National eHealth Collaborative, following a term as Chair of the Board of Directors. He also serves on the boards of the National Quality Forum, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, and the Electronic Health Record Patient Safety Advisory Board. He represents ACP as a founding member of the AQA, serves on the Quality Alliance Steering Committee, and is a member of the Catalyst for Payment Reform.

Prior to joining ACP in 1995, Tooker was Assistant Chief of the Department of Medicine and Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, where he practiced internal medicine and pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Tooker earned his medical degree at University of Colorado School of Medicine, completed an internal medicine residency at the Bellevue Hospital Center and the University of Colorado, and a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the Maine Medical Center and the University of Washington. He is a graduate of the Fox School of Business at Temple University, and is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Tooker contributed to the Markle Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information.


Markle Affiliations

  • Former Steering Group Member
  • Health Collaborator