James W. Jarvis, MD, FAAFP

james-jarvis.jpgJames W. Jarvis, MD, FAAFP, interim senior vice president and chief medical officer, joined Eastern Maine Medical Center in 2007 as the director of the Family Medicine Residency Program. In 2010, he was appointed chief of Family Medicine. In these roles he has overseen the expansion of the number of family medicine resident and faculty physicians and an increase in the Family Medicine Center’s scope of practice. He has also supported the addition of the fellowship programs in hospice and palliative care as well as emergency medicine. He continues to practice full spectrum family medicine including inpatient and maternity care.
 
Dr. Jarvis earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wright State University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Malcom Grow Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., where he served as chief resident. While on active duty he served as clinic chief and medical director for the 56th Medical Group, Luke AFB, AZ. He is currently serving as immediate past president of the Association for Family Medicine Residency Directors.
 
Dr. Jarvis enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He looks forward to continuing to work for the betterment of our patients and community.