Gerald Fletcher, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Internist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  1. Exercise
  1. Cardiac rehabilitation
  2. Exercise stress test
  3. Lipid management
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Exercise
  • Exercise testing and blood lipids
  1. 1968
    Chief Resident - Medicine, CardiologyGrady Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine
  2. 1967
    Fellow - CardiologyGrady Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine
  3. 1966
    Resident - Internal MedicineGrady Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine
  4. 1963
    Internship - Internal MedicineGrady Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine
  5. 1961
    MDEmory University School of Medicine
  6. 1957
    BACollege of Arts and Sciences, Emory University

Certifications

  1. 1969
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1968
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2003
    Special Service AwardAmerican Heart Association
  2. 2002
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Heart Association
  3. 2001
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Heart Association
  4. 2000
    Silver Service AwardAmerican Heart Association
  5. 1999
    Bronze Service AwardAmerican Heart Association
  6. 1960
    Class PresidentEmory University School of Medicine
  7. 1953
    Class PresidentCollege of Arts and Sciences, Emory University

Professional memberships

  1. 2003 - 2005
    Member-at-LargeLeadership Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  2. 2002 - 2010
    ChairHealthy Jacksonville Heart and Stroke Coalition, State of Florida Puerto Rico Affiliate, American Heart Association
  3. 2002 - 2003
    MemberDistinguished Fellow Task Force, American Heart Association
  4. 2001 - 2004
    ChairCredentials Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  5. 2001 - 2003
    MemberLive Programs Committee, American College of Cardiology
  6. 2001 - 2002
    ChairBethesda Conference 33, Preventive Cardiology, How Can We Do Better
  7. 2001 - 2002
    MemberTobacco Issues Subcommittee, American Heart Association
  8. 2001 - present
    MemberPatient Education Steering Task Force, American Heart Association
  9. 2001 - present
    MemberHealth Care Initiatives Committee, State of Florida Puerto Rico Affiliate, American Heart Association
  10. 2001 - present
    MemberScience Integration Committee, State of Florida Puerto Rico Affiliate, American Heart Association
  11. 2000 - 2002
    MemberCommittee to Develop Guidelines for Exercise Testing, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  12. 2000 - 2002
    ChairAdvocacy Coordinating Committee, American Heart Association
  13. 2000 - 2002
    MemberAdministrative Cabinet, American Heart Association
  14. 2000 - 2002
    MemberExecutive Committee, State of Florida Puerto Rico Affiliate, American Heart Association
  15. 2000 - 2002
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Heart Association
  16. 2000 - 2001
    MemberStrategic Leadership Group, American Heart Association
  17. 2000 - 2001
    MemberDigital Strategies Task Force, American Heart Association
  18. 2000 - 2001
    MemberDisease Management Strategic Group, American Heart Association
  19. 2000 - 2001
    MemberBold Initiatives Task Force, American Heart Association
  20. 1999 - 2001
    Vice ChairCredentials Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  21. 1999 - 2000
    MemberPublic Policy Subcommittee, American Heart Association
  22. 1999 - 2000
    MemberPopulation Science Committee, American Heart Association
  23. 1999 - present
    MemberNational Spokespersons Panel, American Heart Association
  24. 1999 - present
    MemberLobbying Task Force, American Heart Association
  25. 1998 - 2001
    MemberLong Range Planning/Budget Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  26. 1998 - 2000
    MemberStudent Scholarships in Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke Selection Committee, American Heart Association
  27. 1998 - 1999
    MemberNational Advocacy Coordinating Committee, American Heart Association
  28. 1998 - 1999
    ChairWriting Group for revision of Exercise Standards, American Heart Association
  29. 1997 - 2002
    ChairFlorida Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, State of Florida Puerto Rico Affiliate, American Heart Association
  30. 1997 - 1999
    MemberCredentials Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  31. 1997 - 1998
    PresidentBeaches Division, American Heart Association
  32. 1997
    ChairNational Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, State of Florida
  33. 1997
    MemberEducation Committee, Florida Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  34. 1997 - present
    MemberPhysical Activity Section, Project on Guidelines for Reporting Risk Outcomes, American Heart Association
  35. 1996 - 2002
    MemberBoard of Directors, State of Florida Puerto Rico Affiliate, American Heart Association
  36. 1996 - 2000
    MemberScientific Council on the Rehabilitation of Cardiac Patients
  37. 1996 - 1998
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  38. 1996 - 1998
    PresidentBoard of Directors, Armed Forces Epidemiological Board
  39. 1996 - 1997
    President-ElectBeaches Division, American Heart Association
  40. 1996
    ChairBoggy Creek Physician to Physician Task Force, Beaches Division, American Heart Association
  41. 1996 - present
    AHA RepresentativeSection Council on Cardiovascular Disease, American Medical Association
  42. 1995 - 2001
    Member-at-LargeExecutive Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  43. 1995 - 1999
    MemberBoard of Directors, Beaches Division, American Heart Association
  44. 1995 - 1997
    MemberTask Force on Risk Reduction, American Heart Association
  45. 1995 - 1996
    ChairWriting Group for revision of Statement on Exercise, American Heart Association
  46. 1995 - present
    LiaisonCommittee on Prevention of the Council on Epidemiology, American Heart Association
  47. 1994 - 1996
    ChairCommittee on Health Maintenance, Armed Forces Epidemiological Board
  48. 1994
    MemberInternational Advisory Board, Collaborating Centre on Research for Stroke Prevention and Epidemiology, World Health Organization
  49. 1993 - 1999
    MemberCommittee on Health Maintenance, Armed Forces Epidemiological Board
  50. 1993 - 1994
    ChairWriting Group for revision of Exercise Standards, American Heart Association
  51. 1992 - 2000
    MemberNational Advisory Committee for selection of Heart Patient and Heart Physician of the Year Award
  52. 1992 - 1995
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  53. 1991 - 1992
    ChairWriting Group for revision and update of Statement on Exercise, American Heart Association
  54. 1990 - 1996
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Planning Committee Advisory Board, Futura Media Services, Inc.
  55. 1989 - 1991
    ChairCommittee on Exercise and Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  56. 1988 - 1990
    ChairWriting Group for revision and update of Exercise Standards, American Heart Association
  57. 1986 - 1989
    MemberCommittee on Exercise and Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  58. 1985 - 1986
    MemberSubcommittee on Exercise Testing, Task Force on Assessment of Cardiovascular Procedures, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  59. 1984 - 1986
    MemberTask Force on Evaluation and Treatment of Hyperlipidemia, American Heart Association
  60. 1984
    MemberClinical Centers, Site Visit Team, National Institutes of Health
  61. 1983 - 1995
    Medical AdvisorAtlanta - Fulton County Division, American Heart Association
  62. 1983 - 1995
    MemberBoard of Directors, Atlanta - Fulton County Division, American Heart Association
  63. 1983
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  64. 1982 - 1995
    MemberHeart Ball Board, Atlanta - Fulton County Division, American Heart Association
  65. 1981 - 1982
    PresidentState of Georgia Affiliate, American Heart Association
  66. 1980 - 1984
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  67. 1980 - 1984
    MemberSubcommittee on Revision of the Cardiovascular System of Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
  68. 1980 - 1981
    President-ElectState of Georgia Affiliate, American Heart Association
  69. 1980 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  70. 1979 - 1980
    Vice PresidentState of Georgia Affiliate, American Heart Association
  71. 1978 - 1980
    MemberTarget Activity Group for Developing Standards for Cardiovascular Exercise Treatment Programs, American Heart Association
  72. 1977 - 1980
    MemberSubcommittee on Cardiac Rehabilitation, American Heart Association
  73. 1977 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  74. 1974 - 1977
    MemberBoard of Directors, State of Georgia Affiliate, American Heart Association
  75. 1973 - 1974
    PresidentAlumni Association, Emory University School of Medicine
  76. 1973 - 1974
    ChairTask Force for Manpower Development and Utilization, Georgia Regional Medical Program
  77. 1973 - 1974
    PresidentAtlanta - Fulton County Division, American Heart Association
  78. 1971 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  79. 1971 - present
    FellowCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  80. 1971 - present
    MemberAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  81. 1970 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  82. 1965 - present
    MemberOmicron Delta Kappa, Emory University
  83.  
    MemberInternational Society and Federation of Cardiology
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