medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. During this year’s ceremony, he and other internists took a pledge reaffirming their dedication to internal medicine. Dr. Rickman also attended the annual scientific meeting to stay current with medical advances.
A graduate of Penn State University College of Medicine, Dr. Rickman completed his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
Dr. Rickman has been practicing at Community Medical Associates and on the medical staff of North Country Hospital since September 1998. He is certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
The American College of Physicians is the second-largest physician group in the United States. Membership includes more that 129,000 internists, related subspecialists, and medical students. Internists are specialists in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illnesses in adults.
Fellows are elected upon the recommendation of their peers and the review of ACP’s Credentials Subcommittee. They often use “FACP” Fellow of the American College of Physicians after their names in recognition of this honor.