Dr. Buffie graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University in 1977. He attended Indiana University for medical school training where he graduated with highest distinction as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society in 1981.
He has served as director of the hospitalist program at St. Francis Hospital since its inception. He also continues to serve as CEO of IIMC/CRSM/IPCA -- a position he has held since since August of 1997.
He maintains membership in the Marion County Medical Society, the Indiana State Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.