Gregory A. Culley, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Culley received an A.B. with honors in biology from Lafayette College in 1960 and was awarded his M.D. by Yale University in 1965 with a year spent at the midpoint of the degree program as a visiting research fellow in pathology at Cambridge (U.K.). He completed his pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota, serving as Chief Resident his last year. Dr. Culley was a Major in the United States Air Force and Chief of Pediatrics at Torrejon Air Base, Spain. Moving to an under served area in Kentucky, he founded and arranged continued funding for a model innovative rural maternal and child project, which was an early adaptor of “the medical home” for children. His practical experience provided the foundation for his move to the University of Louisville, where he accepted joint appointments in pediatrics and family practice and became the Associate Dean for Primary Care.

In 1982, Dr. Culley joined Humana Inc, Health Services Division, helping to develop the MedFirst System. This consisted of a national network of over 200 primary care offices. He served as Director of Operations and Medical Director of the Health Services Division during his three years with Humana. Following that, Dr. Culley was in Healthcare Consulting. Between 1998 and 2011, Dr. Culley was as a healthcare consultant assisting over 35 hospitals, insurance companies, HMOs and physician groups to improving their quality and efficiency. In his most recent position from 2011 until July 2015 he served as Vice-President for Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer at the Family Health Center of Worcester.

As a Chief Medical Officer at the South End Community Health Center he is responsible for operations and strategic oversight of medical services Adult and Family Medicine, Pediatrics and Women’s Health Departments as well as Urgent Care.