John E. Anderson MD | Speaker & Committee Member

Internal Medicine and Diabetes, The First Clinic

Dr. Anderson received his Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, at the University of Virginia and his Medical degree and subsequent training in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Anderson practices internal medicine and diabetes at the Frist Clinic in Nashville Tennessee. He has served as a Past President of the multi-specialty clinic and has served leadership roles at Centennial Medical Center, an 800 bed HCI\ tertiary care referral hospital. He has served as Chair of the Department of Medicine for 2 separate terms and has been a member and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Centennial. He has received numerous honors including recognition as a "Top Doctor" by the Nashville business journal since 2010, Honorary Fellow of the India College of Physicians, and Doctor of Humane Letters, New York college of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Anderson has been a long-time volunteer of the American Diabetes Association and served two separate terms on the ADA National Board of Directors, two terms on the ADI\ Executive Committee, and was Chair of National Advocacy. In 2013, he received the Banting Medal for service as President of Medicine Science for the American Diabetes Association. In addition to his primary care in diabetes practice, Dr. Anderson continues to consult and lecture both nationally and internationally with a focus on improving the care people with diabetes in the primary care setting. He has authored numerous publications among others in the Journal of Family Practice, Diabetes Therapy, Diabetes Care, Clinical Diabetes, and Postgraduate Medicine.