“Since I came on board in 2008, we've accomplished the strategic, operational and financial goals we set when I accepted the position with the understanding that I'd be a transitional leader for the college," Silbaugh said in the release. "With that work concluded, now it's time for the next phase of growth and leadership.”
During his tenure, Silbaugh spearheaded educational initiatives and led efforts to expand the ACPE's website and use of social media, according to the organization. In 2010, he was No. 39 on Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician's list of the 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives, and in 2009, he was No. 99 on Modern Healthcare's list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare.
Silbaugh previously has held roles as a consultant, a practicing internist and hematologist, and the medical director of New Mexico Blue Cross and Blue Shield.