Suzanne Leonard Harrison, MD, FAAFP, FAMWA
Suzanne Harrison is the President of AMWA and is dedicated to the mission of the organization, to advance women in medicine and improve the health of women. She has served 2 terms on the AMWA Board of Directors prior to election to her current position, and has been involved in several committees including PATH, Mentorship, Membership, Fellowship, GETF, Governance and Finance. She is an AMWA Fellow.
Dr. Harrison is a Professor of Family Medicine & Rural Health at the Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Florida. She is the Director of Clinical Programs and Education Director for Family Medicine, and actively involved in teaching medical students and family medicine residents. Dr. Harrison is dedicated to the education and well-being of the students she teaches and mentors, both at her home institution and through AMWA. She is committed to fostering patient-centeredness in students and residents and cultivating a sense of responsibility for community needs and underserved populations. Her areas of focus include wellness, patients impacted by violence and abuse, women’s health and women in medicine.
Born in Seattle, Washington, Dr. Harrison lived most of her life in the Pacific Northwest. Educational background includes BS in Zoology from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, Family Medicine Residency at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington and a Faculty Development Fellowship through the University of California, San Diego, with a focus on “Addressing the Health Needs of the Underserved.” She is Board Certified in Family Medicine.Return to 2017 Interim