Dr. Louis E. Baxter Sr. serves as the president, CEO and executive medical director of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey, or PAPNJ. While serving in this capacity, Dr. Baxter has dedicated himself to ensuring the success of PAPNJ’s mission by assisting and improving conditions for afflicted health care professionals in the state of New Jersey. He does so by diagnosing individuals with impairing conditions and establishing treatment plans for them. In order to satisfy its mission, PAPNJ provides public safety and welfare services, and has most recently begun to provide counseling services.
“The mission of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey (PAPNJ) is to provide services to protect the public safety and welfare of the citizens of New Jersey through education, identification, evaluation, treatment planning, and advocacy for licensed health care and other professionals in recovery from impairing medical conditions and illnesses.”