Ruth A. Potee, MD
 
 

Ruth Potee

About

 
 
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Dr. Ruth Potee is a board certified Family Physician and Addiction Medicine physician who works in western Massachusetts.  She attended Wellesley College, Yale University School of Medicine and did her residency at Boston University where she remained an assistant professor of Family Medicine for eight years.   She is currently the Medical Director for the Franklin County House of Corrections, the Director of Addiction Services for Behavioral Health Network, and the medical director for the Pioneer Valley Regional School District as well as the Co-Chair of the Healthcare Solutions Committee of the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region.  She was named Franklin County Doctor of the Year by the Massachusetts Medical Society in 2015.  Dr. Potee engages communities in discussions surrounding substance abuse through her wide ranging series of talks.

 
 
 

Experience

DIRECTOR OF ADDICTION SERVICES; BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NETWORK

2019 - PRESENT

Family Physician; Valley Medical Group
2010-2019

School physician; Pioneer Valley SChool district
2012-present

Medical Director;Franklin recovery center
2016-present
 

 

medical director; Franklin County House of Corrections
2014-Present

Chair, Department of Medicine; Baystate franklin medical center
2015 – 2018

Assistant Professor of family medicine; boston university and boston medical center
2002-2010

Education 

Certification

Residency; Boston University Department of family medicine
1999-2002

MEDICAL SCHOOL; YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
1994-1999

pre-med post-baccalaureate; mount holyoke college 1992-1993

Bachelors; Wellesley College  1986-1990

AMERICAN BOARD OF FAMILY MEDICINE
2002-PRESENT

AMERICAN BOARD OF ADDICTION MEDICINE
2015-PRESENT