Chief of Medical Operations
Philadelphia Department of Prisons
Bruce Herdman is the Chief of Medical Operations at the Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP), which is one of the largest urban correctional facilities in the United States. He has extensive experience in developing provider networks, innovative hospital services and correctional medicine system redesign. While at PDP, he has initiated scheduling of community provider, post-release appointments for inmates, introduced pre-release enrollment of chronic care patients in Medical Assistance, and expanded buprenorphine initiation and maintenance programs for inmates. He directs comprehensive medical services to 6,800 inmates daily and oversees corrections-provider initiatives and process improvement. He is passionately interested in making effective health care accessible to all.
Wednesday, April 24
6:30 PM – 7:45 PM