Frantz Duffoo, MD, FACP

Clinical Associate DeanTouro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Middletown
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Dr. Frantz Duffoo is the Designated Institutional Official at Garnet Health.  In this role, Dr. Duffoo has oversight of all Graduate Medical Education (GME), Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME), and Continuing Medical Education (CME). Prior to joining Garnet Health, Dr. Duffoo was the Designated Institutional Official at Saint Peter’s University Hospital (SPUH) in New Brunswick, NJ. While he was at SPUH, he successfully started fellowship programs in gastroenterology and pulmonary medicine.  Dr. Duffoo also has extensive experience as a Nephrologist and as a former Internal Medicine Residency Program Director. He is a strong advocate for increased diversity and inclusion in residency programs. He has served as a member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Planning Group on Diversity in Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Duffoo is also very passionate about physician well-being. He participated in the launch of the American Medical Association’s Practice Transformation Initiative. The goal of that initiative is to advance evidence-based solutions that increase joy in medicine and decrease burnout among physicians. Dr. Duffoo completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College of New York/Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn and his Nephrology Fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Dr. Duffoo has been on the faculty of New York Medical College since 2001, initially as Assistant Professor of Medicine,  then since 2008, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and currently Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine. He also has an academic appointment of Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. Among the many awards that Dr. Duffoo has received, he is very proud of the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of New York and The City of New York Certificate of Appreciation Award  that was presented at a ceremony at City Hall by Mayor David Dinkins. Dr. Duffoo has served as a Reviewer for the American College of Physicians’ Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) since 2006. His most recent review was for the nephrology section of MKSAP 19.