AMWA ELEVATE Leadership Certification

ELEVATE Advisory Board

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Tamara (Tammie) Y. Chang, MD
Program Co-Founder and Director, ELEVATE Leadership Certification Courses
AMWA-Washington State physician branch president

Pamela  Ludmer, MD, MMEL, and Teresa Malcolm, MD, MBA, CPE
Program Co-Associate Directors

Jodi Godfrey, MS, RDN
Program Co-Founder and Manager
Deputy Director, AMWA

Board Members

Jeanette Mladenovic, MD, MBA
President/CEO of the Center for Women in Academic Medicine and Science, CWAMS, and president of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research

Julie Silver, MD
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and founder/course director of the Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare.

Ana Núñez, MD FACP
Professor of Medicine and Vice Dean, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At the University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Nancy Spector, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Vice Dean for Faculty at Drexel University College of Medicine, and executive director of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program (ELAM)

Teresa (Terri) D. Malcolm, MD, MBA, FACOG, CPE, ACC
CEO & Founder of Master Physician Leaders; an Ob/Gyn who transitioned to administrative roles —Regional Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer—within a large-matrixed organization to focus on making a difference from the boardroom as a Certified Physician Executive and board member of the American Association of Physician Leadership.

Pam Pamela Ludmer, MD, MMEL
Associate Dean for Curriculum Integration
New York Medical College School of Medicine

Julia Files, MD
Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic Arizona, and Founder/Director of AMWA IGNITE, a leadership development program for women medical students by women physicians.

Wendy Bernstein, MD, MBA
Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chair of Education and Director of Simulation at the University of Rochester Medical Center
AMWA Board of Directors

Roberta E. Gebhard, DO
Hospitalist at WCA Hospital in Jamestown, NY
AMWA immediate past president and chair of the Gender Equity Task Force


Partnering Organizations

  • Physicians at the Brandeis University Heller School for Social Policy and Management
  • Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership at Cornell
  • BossBMD: Carlton Galbreath
  • Healthcare Business Women’s Association