Robert Steele MD, FAAFP - CPE Past-President
Robert (Rob) Steele, MD is a board-certified family practitioner and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He received his MD degree in 1992 from Michigan State University (MSU) College of Human Medicine. He continued on to complete a residency in family medicine in 1995 at an MSU-affiliated program at MidMichigan Regional Medical Center in Midland, MI In his third year he was chief resident and completed a faculty development fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
In addition to his clinical practice at Dean Health Systems (since 1995) in Madison, WI, Rob has been an assessor and medical director (2002 - 2011) for the Physician Assessment Center of the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine and Public Health, Office of Continuing Professional Development. In addition to designing and coordinating physician assessments and remedial education programs for physicians, he has also worked with physicians who want to re-enter the work force.
Although the UW program closed in October 2011, Rob became a consultant and interim medical director in November 2011 for the Texas A&M KSTAR program in College Station, Texas. He frequently travels to Texas to facilitate physician assessments, including high-stakes and re-entry to the work force evaluations. He works with representatives of the John Peter Smith (JPS) Health Network mini-residency with regard to assessing physicians for re-entry, and he also represents KSTAR on the Coalition for Physician Enhancement (CPE) executive board of directors.