Dr. Kloth is the former Chief Business Officer of CEP America. In this role, Dr. Kloth put CEP America’s practice model in front of a national audience of hospital administrators, and successfully demonstrated its value across hospital sizes, settings, and systems. A tireless advocate for democratic practice with a realist’s worldview, Dr. Kloth’s expertise in emergency physician group integration ensured a smooth transition for new emergency physicians into the CEP America culture and organizational structure. For the past 29 years, Dr. Kloth has also worked as a staff physician at the John Muir Medical Center emergency department in Walnut Creek, CA. Dr. Kloth joined CEP America in 1976 and served as Chairman of the Board from 2003 to 2006. He obtained his MD degree from Tulane University and is an American Board of Emergency Medicine Diplomat, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical society, a member of the AMA and AOA, and an American College of Emergency Physicians Fellow.