Mark C. Buchanan, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6210
Phone: 860-679-4947
Fax: 860-679-4587
Email: mbuchanan@uchc.edu

Dr. Buchanan’s career has included direct clinical care, medical education, and administrative innovation. As a primary-care internist, he has practiced in a conventional private group practice, a staff-model HMO, a rural hospital, and in both a primary care clinic and an occupational medicine/employee health office at an academic medical center. He has precepted medical students and medical residents in multiple settings, and for the last decade has taught first and second year medical students in Principle of Clinical Medicine. Dr. Buchanan’s administrative positions have included Vice President for Medical Affairs at a physician practice management company, Regional Medical Director for a nation-wide provider of utilization review and case management services, and Medical Director for a correctional system with 20,000 inmates.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.D.Tufts University School of MedicineMedicine
A.B.Harvard CollegeBiochemical Sciences

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipNewton-Wellesley HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyNewton-Wellesley HospitalInternal Medicine
Clinical practice (internal medicine), worksite-based health enhancement, and primary prevention through lifestyle modification.
Nine years as a preceptor in UConn Health Center's Principles of Clinical Medicine course.