The Doctors Company Appoints William C. Rupp, MD, to Board of Governors

Napa, California—January 5, 2015—The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of William C. Rupp, MD, to the Board of Governors. Dr. Rupp is recently retired as chief executive officer of the Mayo Clinic in Florida and a board-certified physician with 32 years of experience in the fields of hematology and medical oncology.

Dr. Rupp’s other leadership positions within the Mayo Health System have included president and chief executive officer of Immanuel St. Joseph’s in Mankato, Minnesota, and president and chief executive officer of Luther Hospital/Midelfort Clinic in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He has also served as medical director of Midelfort Health Plan and as chief of staff at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Dr. Rupp earned his bachelor of arts degree in economics at Dartmouth College. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He serves on the Board of Directors of Jacksonville University and recently completed a term as chair of the board of the Jacksonville, Florida, Area Chamber of Commerce.

“We are pleased to start the new year with Dr. Rupp on our Board of Governors,” said Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company. “Dr. Rupp is a recognized industry leader on Integrated Delivery Systems, and an expert on patient safety. He brings strong strategic and operational skills, developed during his administrative medicine work at one of the most renowned medical institutions in the world and through his work on many nonprofit boards. His expertise is a strong asset to the board as we strive to ensure our members’ best interests are protected and pursued.”

“I am proud to join the board of a company dedicated to defending and protecting the practice of good medicine,” Dr. Rupp said. “I am eager to contribute to advancing the company mission alongside the executive leadership and other esteemed board members.”

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