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OUT OF THE WHITE COAT Dream Come True Internal medicine physician enjoys being the one thing he's ever wanted to be B edri Yusuf, MD, FACP, SFHM, CPE, always dreamed of becoming a doctor. He was 13 years old when his father taught him how to measure a person's blood pressure. Now, with 14 years of experience in the medical field, he is the associate medical director for the Inpatient Medical Group at Gwinnett Medical Center. Dr. Yusuf began his career as a general medical practitioner. Born in Nazareth, Ethiopia, he attended medical school at Addis Ababa University's Gondar Medical College in Ethiopia. He completed his residency in dermatology at Leipzig University in Germany and his internal medicine residency at Atlanta Medical Center. He is board-certified in internal medicine with a focused practice in hospital medicine. In addition to his work at GMC, Dr. Yusuf is a fellow in the American College of Physicians, a senior fellow in hospital medicine and a certified physician executive. He currently serves as the vice president of medical staff at Gwinnett Medical Center, where he has practiced for seven years. When he is not working with his colleagues in the Inpatient Medical Group, Dr. Yusuf enjoys going to the gym, riding his bicycle, traveling and watching movies. See the next page for more interesting facts about Dr. Yusuf. Dr. Yusuf rides his bike in his neighborhood with his son, Dean, 13, and his daughter, Hanna, 11. 54 WINTE R 2 013 Meet Bedri Yusuf, MD, FACP, SFHM, CPE Practice: Inpatient Medical Group at GMC Specialty: Internal medicine Years practiced: 14 Birthplace: Nazareth, Ethiopia Dr. Yusuf and his family-wife Semira, son Dean and daughter Hanna- travel to Sydney.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Winter 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center

Vim & Vigor - Winter 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center
Phil’s Feature
Heartfelt Purpose
Not Too Busy to Beat Cancer
Got Excuses?
Managing Your Health with a DIY Tool Kit
Is It the Stress Talking?
The Wonderful World of Greens
Knee-to-Know Basics
On the Cover
Run for Your Life
14 Good-for-You Gifts
Special Delivery
Virtual Health
PrimeTime Health
Inspired Giving
Heads Full of Hope
Out of the White
Transforming Healthcare

Vim & Vigor - Winter 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center