TROWBRIDGE, M.D., C.P.E., John F. March 8, 1945 - March 13, 2017 John, known as Jack, died at his home with his wife, Vickie, and son-in-law, Brian, by his side. Jack was an accomplished physician, professor of medicine, and physician executive. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at Yale University; Bachelor of Medical Science at Dartmouth Medical School; M.D. at Harvard Medical School; and Certified Physician Executive (CPE) at American College of Physician Executives. He practiced medicine at Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa where he was held in high esteem by his colleges and admired and loved by his patients. He held numerous leadership and executive positions as well. He received the "Teacher of the Year" award from Kaiser Santa Rosa Medical Center, UCSF Residency Consortium. He was awarded the "Outstanding Physician Contribution" award as physician and Director of Chronic Conditions Management Program for highest performing medical center for Population Health Management in the Kaiser Northern California region resulting in a reduction of heart attacks by 62% over the seven years since its inception. He gave hundreds of talks in the US, as well as several countries abroad. Like medicine, Jack also had a great love for flying his plane, sailing the waters, and working on his tractor. But most of all, was his love for camping and traveling with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Vickie Vogler; his children Meredith, Andrew, Rick, Mark, and Michael; siblings Joan Wayland and Rick Trowbridge; and seven grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Daniels Chapel of the Roses in Santa Rosa on Wednesday, March 22nd from 3-8 p.m. Services will be held on Thursday, March 23rd at 11a.m.
Published in Press Democrat from Mar. 19 to Mar. 20, 2017.