Beth Korinek has been the Chief Executive Officer with CPEP since 1993. Under her leadership, the program gained national recognition as one of the premier physician competence assessment and education programs in the U.S. Among her accomplishments, Ms. Korinek established the CPEP Physician Reentry Program in 2003, which has proven to be an invaluable resource for physicians returning to practice. She has spoken both nationally and internationally on the subject of physician competence and physician reentry. In recent years, she has presented at national meetings sponsored by Administrators in Medicine (2011, 2012), the American Association of Osteopathic Examiners (2012, 2013), the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Seminar on Medical Liability and Health Care Law (2013) and the Association of Medical Educators of Europe (2013). She is a regular speaker at medical boards, medical staff services associations, and hospital executive leadership meetings in Colorado and around the country.
Characteristics of Physicians Referred for a Competence Assessment: A Comparison of State Medical Board and Hospital Referred Physicians. Elizabeth S. Grace, M.D., Elizabeth J. Korinek, M.P.H., Zung V. Tran, Ph.D. Journal of Medical Regulation. March 2011; Vol. 96, No 3.
Physicians Reentering Clinical Practice: Characteristics and Clinical Abilities. Elizabeth S. Grace, M.D., Elizabeth J. Korinek, M.P.H., Lindsey B. Weitzel, Ph.D., Dennis K. Wentz, M.D. Originally published Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 30(3):180-186, 2010; republished with erratum JCEHP 31(1):49-55, 2011.
Do Physicians Referred for Competency Evaluations Have Underlying Cognitive Problems? Lauri L. Korinek, Ph.D., Laetitia L. Thompson, Ph.D., Cynthia McRae, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Korinek, M.H.P. Academic Medicine. 2009 Aug; Vol. 84, No. 8