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Dr. Jean Latortue achieves certification as an American Board of Family Medicine diplomate

Mount Vernon, Texas – Dr. Jean Latortue, a family medicine physician at the ETMC First Physicians clinic in Mount Vernon, has received certification as a diplomate of the American Board of Jean LatortouFamily Medicine.

Dr. Latortue’s ABFM certification was granted earlier this year, and lasts until 2016, at which time Dr. Latortue will be eligible to meet the requirements for re-certification. Diplomate status means that, in addition to meeting extensive educational requirements, Dr. Latortue has successfully completed the ABFM’s certification exam.

“Successfully completing the requirements to be certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine was a goal I set, not only for myself, but also for the benefit of my patients,” Dr. Latortue said. “I strive to do my best, so that I can make a difference in their lives.”

Dr. Latortue received his doctor of medicine degree at the State University of Haiti School of Medicine, and completed his family medicine residency in Kingston, New York. Appointments can be made at the ETMC First Physicians clinic in Mount Vernon by calling 903-537-8222.